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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.
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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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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