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  Definition of parole
  1. (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitiles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with
  2. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group; "he forgot the password"
  3. a promise; "he gave his word"
  4. release a criminal from detention and place him on parole; "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison"
Similar Words: password, watchword, word, countersign, word of honor

 

Derivational Morphology: probationer, parolee

 

 
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