probationary

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 Teachers said it wanted the probationary period extended to two years.

Syn:

English dictionary. 2008.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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 — 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 period — n. A specified time during which an employer may assess the skills and suitability of a new hire and may choose to terminate the employee if he or she is deemed not suitable. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of… …   Law dictionary

  • probationary period — The initial trial period of employment for career USPS employees. For bargaining unit employees, the probationary period is the first 90 calendar days; for nonbargaining unit employees, the period is the first 6 months. During this period, access …   Glossary of postal terms

  • probationary — adjective see probation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”