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work-release

[wurk-ri-lees] /ˈwɜrk rɪˌlis/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a program under which prisoners may work outside of prison while serving their sentences.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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  • First there was his work-release stint at a kosher pizza parlor.

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