ADJ. give sb, place sb on, put sb on, sentence sb to He was placed on probation for two years. She was sentenced to a year's probation. | release sb on
PROBATION + NOUN order He was under a probation order for attacking a photographer. | officer | service | hostel | period Once your probation period is successfully completed, you will be offered a contract.
PREP. on ~ The judge put her on probation for a year. He joined the company on six months' probation.