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parole

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Jail & punishment
parolepa‧role1 /pəˈrəʊl $ -ˈroʊl/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SCJpermission for someone to leave prison, on the condition that they promise to behave wellon parole 🔊 He was released on parole after serving two years. 🔊 She will become eligible for parole in 19 months.
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paroleAnd parole officers sometimes choose not to recommend revocation.While I was in Cookham she got knocked back on her parole, she got a five-year review.Smart, 30, is serving a life sentence with no chance of parole.If a kid is on parole and his parole officer wishes to incarcerate him, there would be no room.Hubbell went to prison for 18 months and is now out on parole.But the program is short of money; some officers must look after up to 1,000 people on parole.Failure by the parole system to learn of felony convictions and to revoke paroles.The parole system has been making efforts to keep former convicts out of trouble.on paroleHicks was released on parole May 17.
Related topics: Jail & punishment
paroleparole2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 SCJto allow someone to leave prison on the condition that they promise to behave well
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paroleThe prison governor said projects like this provide an important stepping stone for men shortly to be paroled.Calley, who had been sentenced to life imprisonment, was eventually paroled after having served only three years.He was paroled again Oct. 11,1978.He had been paroled, but violated the terms, and was picked up last month.Florida paroles first-time convicted criminals into the care of the Salvation Army-25,000 of them at any one time.Goldsmith, for example, paroled in 1987, was arrested on the firearms charge in 1992 and convicted in 1993.He was convicted of 23 crimes and paroled in 1994.
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Verb table
parole
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyparole
he, she, itparoles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyparoled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave paroled
he, she, ithas paroled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad paroled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill parole
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have paroled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam paroling
he, she, itis paroling
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you, we, theyare paroling
Past
I, he, she, itwas paroling
you, we, theywere paroling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been paroling
he, she, ithas been paroling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been paroling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be paroling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been paroling
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