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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·role /pəˈrol/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pa·role /pəˈrol/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·role, a. See 2d Parol.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·role, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paroled p. pr. & vb. n. Paroling.] Mil. and Penology To set at liberty on parole; as, to parole prisoners.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pa·role n.
 1. A word; an oral utterance. [Obs.]
 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.
    This man had forfeited his military parole.   --Macaulay.
 3. Mil. A watchword given only to officers of guards; -- distinguished from countersign, which is given to all guards.
 4. Law Oral declaration. See 1st Parol, 2.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a promise; "he gave his word" [syn: word, word of honor]
      2: a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group;
         "he forgot the password" [syn: password, watchword, word,
      3: (law) a conditional release from imprisonment that entitiles
         the person to serve the remainder of the sentence outside
         the prison as long as the terms of release are complied
      v : release a criminal from detention and place him on parole;
          "The prisoner was paroled after serving 10 years in