used in In the Unlikely Event
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a period of testing (especially of person)
in various senses, including:
- a period during which a criminal does not have to be in prison as long as they demonstrate good behavior and obey special restrictions
- a period during which a new employee is tried out on the job and during which the employee does not have all the privileges of a regular employee
- a period during which a student's grades or behavior must improve to prevent being kicked out of school
- "You're off the paper and you're on probation for the rest of the school year.
There are no more uses of "probation" in In the Unlikely Event.