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parole

noun [U] uk   /pəˈrəʊl/  us   /-ˈroʊl/
permission for a prisoner to be released before their period in prison is finished, with the agreement that they will behave well: He's been released on parole. She hopes to be eligible for parole in three years. Reynolds was sentenced to life without parole.
parole
verb [T] uk   us  
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