Definitions for Parolepəˈroʊl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parole, word, word of honor(noun)

    a promise

    "he gave his word"

  2. password, watchword, word, parole, countersign(noun)

    a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group

    "he forgot the password"

  3. parole(verb)

    (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitles the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside the prison as long as the terms of release are complied with

  4. parole(verb)

    release a criminal from detention and place him on parole

    "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in prison"

GCIDE

  1. Parole(n.)

    The release of a prisoner from confinement prior to the end of the original sentence, conditioned on good behavior and often with other specific conditions, such as not to associate with known criminals. Such early release is common where the sentence provides a minimum and maximum term; as, he was released on parole after three years of his five-year sentence; he is out on parole.

  2. Parole(n.)

    A document authorizing a parole.

  3. Origin: [F. parole. See Parley, and cf. Parol.]

Wiktionary

  1. parole(Noun)

    The release or state of a former prisoner on the understanding that he/she checks in regularly and obeys the law.

  2. parole(Noun)

    The amount of time a former prisoner spends on limited release.

  3. parole(Noun)

    A word of honor, especially given by a prisoner of war, to not engage in combat if released.

  4. parole(Noun)

    Language in use, as opposed to language as a system.

  5. parole(Noun)

    The permission for foreigner who does not meet the technical requirements for a visa to be allowed to enter the U.S. on humanitarian grounds.

  6. parole(Verb)

    To release (a prisoner) on the understanding that s/he checks in regularly and obeys the law.

  7. Origin: From parole, from parabola

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parole(noun)

    a word; an oral utterance

  2. Parole(noun)

    word of promise; word of honor; plighted faith; especially (Mil.), promise, upon one's faith and honor, to fulfill stated conditions, as not to bear arms against one's captors, to return to custody, or the like

  3. Parole(noun)

    a watchword given only to officers of guards; -- distinguished from countersign, which is given to all guards

  4. Parole(noun)

    oral declaration. See lst Parol, 2

  5. Parole(adj)

    see 2d Parol

  6. Parole(verb)

    to set at liberty on parole; as, to parole prisoners

  7. Origin: [F. parole. See Parley, and cf. Parol.]

Freebase

  1. Parole

    Parole is the provisional release of a prisoner who agrees to certain conditions prior to the completion of the maximum sentence period. Originating from the French parole, the term became associated during the Middle Ages with the release of prisoners who gave their word.


Translations for Parole

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إطلاق سراح مشروطArabic
  • podmínečné propuštěníCzech
  • bedingte Haftentlassung, BewährungGerman
  • libertad condicionalSpanish
  • ehdonalainen, puhekieli, puheFinnish
  • libération conditionnelleFrench
  • reynslulausnIcelandic
  • parola d'onoreItalian
  • 仮釈放Japanese
  • tukuhereMāori
  • condicional, liberdade condicionalPortuguese
  • условно-досрочное освобождение, УДО, условное освобождение, досрочное освобождениеRussian
  • villkorlig frigivningSwedish

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