Definition of probation officer in English:

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probation officer


A person appointed to supervise offenders who are on probation.
Example sentences
  • At the time he saw the probation officer the appellant was still seeking to suggest that the victim was a consenting party.
  • He admitted his involvement on his second visit to his probation officer and thereafter failed to receive a visit from his supervising officer.
  • The accused testified that she worked well with her probation officer.

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Syllabification: pro·ba·tion of·fi·cer

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