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Spanish translation of “probation”

probation

noun /prəˈbeiʃən, (American) prou-/
the system allowing people who have broken the law to go free on condition that they commit no more crimes and report regularly to a social worker
libertad provisional
(in certain jobs) a period of time during which a person is carefully watched to see that he is capable of the job.
período de prueba
probationary adjective
de prueba
probation officer noun
funcionario que vigila a las personas en libertad provisional
be/put on probation to (cause to) undergo a period of probation
estar/poner en período de prueba
She’s currently on probation.
(Definition of probation from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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