Meaning of “parole” in the English Dictionary

"parole" in British English

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parolenoun [ U ]

uk /pəˈrəʊl/ us /pəˈroʊl/

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

(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 life sentence 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)