parole


parole
parole [pə rōl′]
n.
[Fr, a word, formal promise < OFr < LL(Ec) parabola, a speech, PARABLE]
1. Now Rare word of honor; promise; esp., the promise of a prisoner of war to abide by certain conditions, often specif. to take no further part in the fighting, in exchange for full or partial freedom
2. the condition of being on parole
3.
a) the release of a prisoner whose sentence has not expired, on condition of future good behavior: the sentence is not set aside and the individual remains under the supervision of a parole board
b) the conditional freedom granted by such release, or the period of it
4. Mil. Obs. a special password used only by certain authorized persons
vt.
paroled, paroling
☆ to grant parole to (a prisoner)
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on parole
at liberty under conditions of parole

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  • Parole — Parole …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • parole — [ parɔl ] n. f. • 1080; lat. pop. °paraula, lat. ecclés. parabola « comparaison » (→ 1. parabole) I ♦ UNE, DES PAROLES : élément(s) de langage parlé (⇒ langage) . 1 ♦ Élément simple du langage articulé. ⇒ mot; expression. Vx Mot. « Ce n est pas… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • parole — pa·role /pə rōl/ n [Old French, speech, word, prisoner s word of honor to fulfill stated conditions, from Late Latin parabola speech, parable, from Greek parabolē comparison]: a conditional release of a prisoner who has served part of a sentence… …   Law dictionary

  • Parole — steht für: eine Form eines militärischen Kennworts, siehe Parole (Militär) ein Passwort einen Wahlspruch oder Slogan Parole (Linguistik) in der strukturellen Sprachwissenschaft die individuelle Sprachverwendung Parole (Programm) eine Software zur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parole — Pa*role , n. [F. parole. See {Parley}, and cf. {Parol}.] 1. A word; an oral utterance. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. Word of promise; word of honor; plighted faith; especially (Mil.), promise, upon one s faith and honor, to fulfill stated conditions,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parole — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parole — Parole, MD U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland Population (2000): 14031 Housing Units (2000): 6946 Land area (2000): 10.283928 sq. miles (26.635251 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.568272 sq. miles (4.061805 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.852200… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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  • Parole — »Kennwort; Losung, Leitspruch«: Das Wort wurde im 17. Jh. in der Militärsprache aus gleichbed. frz. parole entlehnt. Das frz. Wort bedeutet eigentlich »Wort; Spruch« und war bereits in mhd. Zeit (mhd. parol‹l›e »Wort, Rede«) einmal entlehnt… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch