Focus on the pronunciation of probation
English definition of “probation”
/proʊˈbeɪ·ʃən/ n [U]
› a period during which a person’s behavior or performance on a job or in a school is watched closely to see whether the person does well enough to stay: I’m on probation this semester, so I’ve really got to study hard. › Probation for criminals is the condition of being allowed freedom if they commit no more crimes and follow certain rules.