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probationer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n probationer someone released on probation or on parole
    • n probationer a nurse in training who is undergoing a trial period
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Probationer A student in divinity, who, having received certificates of good morals and qualifications from his university, is admitted to several trials by a presbytery, and, on acquitting himself well, is licensed to preach.
    • Probationer One who is undergoing probation; one who is on trial; a novice. "While yet a young probationer,
      And candidate of heaven."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n probationer One who is on probation or trial; one who is placed so that he may give proof of certain qualifications for a place or state.
    • n probationer Specifically — A novice.
    • n probationer In the Presbyterian churches in Scotland, one who has been licensed to preach, but who has not been ordained or does not hold a pastoral charge.
    • n probationer In the Meth, Epis. Ch., a candidate for membership received for a specified period on trial before final admission.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Probationer one who is on probation or trial:
    • n Probationer (Scot.) one licensed to preach, but not ordained to a pastorate
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L.

Usage

In literature:

As a probationer, you understand.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 11, No. 24, March, 1873" by Various
Gangs of probationers were formed throughout the country.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume II (of 2)" by John West
No probationer who is untidy or who is wanting in personal cleanliness is accepted in a training school.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
He was really, too, in a manner of speaking, a probationer.
"As We Sweep Through The Deep" by Gordon Stables
Five years later he was elected as a probationer fellow to All Souls.
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
Many of the girls had gone too: Dorothy Bruce to be a probationer in a V.A.D.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
It is also quite competent for an officer to receive the wages of a probationer.
"A Plea for the Criminal" by James Leslie Allan Kayll
Wait a little while longer with the probationers among the sheep.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
You are only a probationer with one year's leave from college, and, at most, an extension of another year possible.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
They are allotted as probationers, their wishes being consulted as far as possible as to their province.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
When the system of probationers is at work the voice-building exercises will not be much needed.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
Studied for the ministry and became a probationer; employed for a time as private tutor.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
I could not exactly come down to the level of the pulpit probationer.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
It was not difficult, and, with this particular "probationer," decidedly exhilarating.
"An Amateur Fireman" by James Otis
The "young probationer and candidate for heaven" married.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
Probationer was what they called me.
"Sinister Street, vol. 1" by Compton Mackenzie
Two or three of your probationers whom I spoke to impressed me favourably.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
Of Madame Werckner Miss Nightingale told something in an address to the Probationers at St. Thomas's.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
The blue girls are 'probationers,' or under-graduates.
"Dorothy" by Evelyn Raymond
He became a probationer fellow of Corpus in 1606, and was soon afterwards elected vice-president.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

Third of three parts In Hawaii, probationers are warned that any infraction -- testing positive - 12:24 am.
A federal judge has dismissed similar claims by five other probationers, saying they were filed too late.
A 53-year-old Alaska State probation officer has been arrested on charges that he traded a promise of clean drug tests for cash and sex from a female probationer.
The allegations against a fired state officer range from lying to offering clean drug screens to probationer in return for sex, money or clothing.
A former probation officer accused of stealing prescription pain medicine and a puppy from one of her probationers has been charged.
AB 109 probationer caught with burglary tools on high school campus.
A Delaware State Police spokesman officers from the Sussex County Governor's Task Force joined Probation and Parole officers on an administrative check at the home of Maurice C Gordon Jr, a Level III probationer .
Probationer 's trip to court ends in marriage.
But he said he nevertheless had to dismiss these probationers' claims, because he lacked jurisdiction to hear them due to the statute of limitations .
The department supervises roughly 70,000 parolees and probationers.
An Athens probation officer saw her 16-year-old probationer about 2 pm when he was supposed to be in school.
Probationer charged with dealing marijuana.
The proposed ordinance allows halfway house s defined as any rented residence housing two or more unrelated parolees or probationers as a conditional use in certain commercial and industrial areas.
Probationer charged with dealing marijuana .
One sets up parameters for the locations of group housing for parolees and probationers.
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