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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]
probiotic beneficial microorganisms found in certain dietary supplements and food products, esp. dairy products such as yogurt. [2 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.
problem-solving the act or process of finding solutions to a complex issue.
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]
procaine a synthetic white crystalline compound used as a local anesthetic.
procambium the growing layer in the tip of a plant's stem or root, from which the vascular tissue is formed.
procedure a way or act of proceeding. [3 definitions]
proceed to go forward or move on from a particular point. [6 definitions]
proceeding an action, course of action, or continuation of an action. [4 definitions]
proceeds the quantity of money derived from a sale, transaction, or other activity.
process a systematic sequence of actions used to produce something or achieve an end. [9 definitions]
processable combined form of process.