- enPR: pə-rōlʹ, IPA(key): /pəˈɹoːl/
- Rhymes: -əʊl
- Hyphenation: pa‧role
- The release of a former prisoner under condition of compliance with specific terms.
- He will be on parole for nearly two more years.
- He was released on parole.
- The defendant shall be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole.
- The amount of time a former prisoner spends on limited release.
- (archaic) A word of honor, especially given by a prisoner of war, to not engage in combat if released.
- (Can we date this quote?), Macaulay, (Please provide the book title or journal name):
- This man had forfeited his military parole.
- (linguistics) Language in use, as opposed to language as a system.
- (US, immigration law) The permission for a foreigner who does not meet the technical requirements for a visa to be allowed to enter the U.S. on humanitarian grounds.
- A watchword given only to officers of guards; distinguished from the countersign, which is given to all guards.
- (law) An oral declaration; see parol.
- (transitive, law) To release (a prisoner) on the understanding that s/he checks in regularly and obeys the law.
From Middle French parole, from Old French parole, inherited from Vulgar Latin *paraula, from Late Latin, from Latin parabola (“comparison; later, speech”), from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ). Doublet of parabole. Compare with Italian parola, Spanish palabra and Portuguese palavra.
parole f (plural paroles)
- utterance, expression (a unit of discourse, firstly oral)
- voice, spoken word
- 1973, Leo Chiosso, Giancarlo Del Re, Michaële (lyrics), Gianni Ferrio (music), “Paroles… Paroles…”, performed by Dalida & Alain Delon:
- Que tu es belle / Parole, parole, parole / Que tu es belle / Parole, parole, parole, parole, parole / Encore des paroles que tu semes au vent
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- (in the plural) lyrics, words (of a song)
- paroles d'une chanson ― words of a song, lyrics of a song
- promise, word
- il tient parole ― he keeps his word
- floor; the right to speak in a legislative assembly
- le député a la parole ― the member has the floor
- “parole” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
parole f pl
- plural of
- Ci vogliono fatti e non parole. ― Action is needed, not words.
- (music) lyrics, words
- Synonym: testo
- Musica di Paolo, parole di Lorenzo ― Music by Paolo, lyrics by Lorenzo.
parole f (5th declension)
- (military) password (identification word used in military operations or in secret, covert activities (e.g., by a secret service, in a revolutionary movement, etc.))
- prasīt paroli ― to ask for the password
- pateikt paroli ― to say, give the password
- parole iekļūšanai sapulcē bija: “uz satikšanos” ― the password to be admitted to the meeting was: “till we meet again”
- lai tiktu cauri visām trim apsardzības ķēdēm, vajadzēja zināt trīs dažādas paroles ― in order to get through all three defense lines, it was necessary to know three different passwords
- (computing) password (sequence of characters that gives access to a website)
- agrāk vispopulārākā parole bija “password” — previously the most popular password was “password”
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parole f (plural paroles)
- French: parole
- → English: parole
- Middle French: parole
- Walloon: parole
- parole in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk
parole m (plural paroles)