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parole

pa·role

parole

 
 
pronunciation:
p rol
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the release of a prisoner before his or her punishment is finished, with conditions of good behavior to be fulfilled.
definition 2: the time during which such a released prisoner is bound by conditions of parole.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: paroled, paroles, paroling
definition: to release on parole.
derivation: parolable (adj.)
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