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Definition of Parole


  1. A word; an oral utterance.
  2. 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. A watchword given only to officers of guards; -- distinguished from countersign, which is given to all guards.
  4. Oral declaration. See lst Parol, 2.
  5. See 2d Parol.
  6. To set at liberty on parole; as, to parole prisoners.
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Parole Translations

parole in Spanish is libertad provisional
parole in Swedish is hedersord