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"parole" in British English

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parolenoun [U]

uk   /pəˈrəʊl/  us   /-ˈroʊl/
permission for a ​prisoner to be ​released before ​theirperiod 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  
(Definition of parole from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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parolenoun [U]

 us   /pəˈroʊl/
the ​release of a ​prisoner before that person’s ​period in ​prison is ​finished, with the ​agreement that the ​person will ​behave well: a ​lifesentence without parole
parole
verb [T]  us   /pəˈroʊl/
He was paroled after ​serving ten ​years.
(Definition of parole from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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