probationary
adjective see probation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • probationary — pro‧ba‧tion‧a‧ry [prəˈbeɪʆnri ǁ proʊˈbeɪʆneri] adjective [only before a noun] HUMAN RESOURCES relating to the period of time during which a new employee is tested to make sure they are suitable for a job: • Applicants hired should work a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Probationary — Pro*ba tion*a*ry, a. Of or pertaining to probation; serving for trial. [1913 Webster] To consider this life . . . as a probationary state. Paley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • probationary — index tentative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • probationary — pro|ba|tion|ar|y [ prə beıʃn,eri ] adjective a probationary period is a time during which someone who has been given a new job is watched to see whether they can do the job well and stay in the position a. relating to someone who has been given a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • probationary — [[t]prəbe͟ɪʃənəri, AM proʊbe͟ɪʃəneri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n A probationary period is a period after someone starts a job, during which their employer can decide whether the person is suitable and should be allowed to continue. The National Union of… …   English dictionary

  • probationary — UK [prəˈbeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)rɪ] / US [prəˈbeɪʃ(ə)nˌerɪ] adjective a) a probationary period is a time during which someone who has been given a new job is watched to see whether they can do the job well and stay in the position b) relating to someone who… …   English dictionary

  • probationary — probation ► NOUN 1) Law the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behaviour under supervision. 2) the process of testing the character or abilities of a person in a certain role. DERIVATIVES probationary adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • probationary — adjective under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon probationary employees a provisional government just a tentative schedule • Syn: ↑provisional, ↑provisionary, ↑tentative • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • probationary — See probational. * * * …   Universalium

  • probationary — adjective Of, pertaining to, or subject to probation …   Wiktionary

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