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proa a swift, canoe-shaped Malay sailboat with one triangular sail and one outrigger.
proactive active or characterized by being active in such a way as to prevent or prepare for events happening as opposed to reacting after events occur.
prob.1 abbreviation of "probable" or "probably."
prob.2 abbreviation of "problem."
probability the quality, condition, or fact of being probable. [3 definitions]
probable likely to occur or be true. [2 definitions]
probable cause a reasonable basis for believing that a person is guilty of a crime.
probably quite likely; almost certainly.
probate the legal establishing of a will as authentic, valid, and binding. [3 definitions]
probate court a special court with jurisdiction over the probating of wills, the administration of estates, and the determination of guardians for minors and incompetents.
probation a trial period or process, as of one's qualifications or for redeeming past failures. [2 definitions]
probationer one who is on or subject to probation.
probation officer a court-appointed official who supervises persons, including convicts, who are on probation.
probative serving or designed to test or prove. [2 definitions]
probe to delve into deeply or thoroughly. [6 definitions]
probity proven trustworthiness; honesty; integrity.
problem a question or circumstance that causes difficulty or uncertainty. [3 definitions]
problematic presenting difficulties or causing doubt; questionable.
pro bono of or indicating services, as by a lawyer or doctor, that are provided without payment for poor people, charitable organizations, or the like.
pro bono publico (Latin) for the public good.
proboscis a long flexible trunk or snout, esp. that of an elephant. [3 definitions]