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  1. parole

    • IPA[pəˈrōl]

    美式

    • n.
      the release of a prisoner temporarily (for a special purpose) or permanently before the completion of a sentence, on the promise of good behavior;a promise or undertaking given by a prisoner of war not to escape or, if released, not to engage in hostilities, or to return to custody under stated conditions
    • v.
      release (a prisoner) on parole
    • noun: parole, plural noun: paroles

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the release of a prisoner temporarily (for a special purpose) or permanently before the completion of a sentence, on the promise of good behavior he committed a burglary while on parole
    • historical a promise or undertaking given by a prisoner of war not to escape or, if released, not to engage in hostilities, or to return to custody under stated conditions I took their paroles of honor a good many French officers had been living on parole in Melrose
    • 2. the actual linguistic behavior or performance of individuals, in contrast to the linguistic system of a community.

    動詞

    • 1. release (a prisoner) on parole he was paroled after serving nine months of a two-year sentence
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    • IPA[pəˈrəʊl]

    英式

    • n.
      the temporary or permanent release of a prisoner before the expiry of a sentence, on the ... he committed a burglary while on parole
    • v.
      release (a prisoner) on parole: he was paroled after serving nine months of a two-year sentence

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