parolee

[puh-roh-lee, -roh-lee]
noun
a person who is released from prison on parole.

Origin:
1915–20; parole + -ee

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parole (pəˈrəʊl)
 
n
1.  a.  the freeing of a prisoner before his sentence has expired, on the condition that he is of good behaviour
 b.  the duration of such conditional release
2.  a promise given by a prisoner, as to be of good behaviour if granted liberty or partial liberty
3.  a variant spelling of parol
4.  (US) military a password
5.  linguistics langue performance Compare competence language as manifested in the individual speech acts of particular speakers
6.  on parole
 a.  conditionally released from detention
 b.  informal (of a person) under scrutiny, esp for a recurrence of an earlier shortcoming
 
vb
7.  to place (a person) on parole
 
[C17: from Old French, from the phrase parole d'honneur word of honour; parole from Late Latin parabola speech]
 
pa'rolable
 
adj
 
parolee
 
n

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Example sentences
Improve parolee outcomes as evidenced by fewer drug-related revocations and
  related criminal violations.
The parole agent chases the fleeing parolee and fires his weapon, and the
  parolee is arrested.
Parole may be revoked whenever a parolee violates a rule or condition of
  parole, as set forth in this policy.
The parolee can elect to have a preliminary hearing which must be held within
  seven business days from the notice's issuance.
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