parole

1
[ puh-rohl ]
/ pəˈroʊl /

noun

verb (used with object), pa·roled, pa·rol·ing.

to place or release on parole.
to admit (an alien) into the U.S. under the parole provision: An increased number of Hungarian refugees were paroled into the United States.

adjective

of or relating to parole or parolees: a parole record.

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Origin of parole

1
1610–20; < Middle French, short for parole d'honneur word of honor. See parol

OTHER WORDS FROM parole

pa·rol·a·ble, adjectiveun·pa·rol·a·ble, adjectiveun·pa·roled, adjective

Definition for parole (2 of 2)

parole2
[ pa-rawl ]
/ paˈrɔl /

noun French.

language as manifested in the actual utterances produced by speakers of a language (contrasted with langue).
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British Dictionary definitions for parole

parole
/ (pəˈrəʊl) /

noun

verb (tr)

to place (a person) on parole

Derived forms of parole

parolable, adjectiveparolee (pəˌrəʊˈliː), noun

Word Origin for parole

C17: from Old French, from the phrase parole d'honneur word of honour; parole from Late Latin parabola speech
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