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shock probation

shock probation
 n.— «Unswayed, Molea ordered Stroud to serve weekends in the Putnam County jail for two months beginning Friday, a process known as shock probation, as part of a sentence of five years of probation.» —“Ex-court guardian gets jail for larceny” by Terry Corcoran in Carmel Journal News (White Plains, New York) Oct. 14, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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