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as in:  released on parole

Being home by 10 pm is one of the conditions of my parole.
  conditional early release from imprisonment in which a person is required to comply with special conditions
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parole paroles paroled paroling parole officer parole officers parole board parole boards
Terms during the parole period might include regular meetings with a parole officer, being at home during certain hours, maintaining steady employment, etc.
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  • Being home by 10 pm is one of the conditions of my parole.
  • He was imprisoned for life without the possibility of parole.
  • Instead of finishing the year he still had to serve, he was placed on probation and told to report to a parole officer.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Bend in the Road
  • A few months later, Phillip was suddenly informed that he has another new parole officer and needs to report in.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life

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  • Dick had received his parole on the condition that he reside with his parents;
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • If they raised a stink, they’d get sent back for breakin’ parole.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • ...we feel he should be released to parole and to the supervision of one of his parents.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • It means you can do anywhere from sixty days to six years, depending on your behavior and what the parole board thinks.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • Immediately before my colleagues and I conduct parole hearings for the criminals, we meet with their victims if they wish to tell us their stories.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • In the middle sat Garvey, the gravelly-voiced, wisecracking Indian parole officer from Minneapolis.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear

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  • I can’t understand why Phillip’s parole officers didn’t know anything about the property and the size of it.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • He said the police had found some drugs in the house and arrested him for parole violation.
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • His parole officer was one of those people.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • I’m going to make that very clear to the parole board, and to his lawyer.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • There are nearly six million people on probation or on parole.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The weddings I went to usually had to separate the bride’s and groom’s families for fear of someone breaching the terms of their parole.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Or that I would have to see some kind of school parole officer named Dell Duke.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • You agree to a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I wonder if her parents are parole officers.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • I thought he was on a parole, that he had to stay in New York.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • Why don’t we tell her that you have a terribly pressing engagement with your parole officer.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • To keep him on for when she come up for parole.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • The captains was bitter at having to leave his tug; Ender and Graff felt like prisoners finally paroled from jail.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Sofia on parole, she say.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • After which, I may say, he seemed to regard himself as on parole, and dried up.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Tony and the other two defendants had all been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • I had uncharitable thoughts of prison inmates, lifers, afraid to get out, terrified of being paroled, terrified of change, terrified of facing a new life outside barbed wire and guard towers.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • In keeping with the American effort to reconcile with Japan, all of them, including those serving life sentences, would soon be paroled.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • "Next year if I come, parole d’honneur."
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • The same day he entered the facility, he had submitted an application for parole, with no great optimism.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • So I’m thinking maybe you deserve a parole for good behavior.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Others who had been discharged, or whose regiments had been paroled, were constantly passing near our place.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • But then it dawns on him that any prospect of parole might be changed by this work/release cancellation.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • At length, in the war of 1812, her dwelling was set on fire by English soldiers, prisoners on parole, when she was away, and her cat and dog and hens were all burned up together.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • At first he had watched him narrowly through the day, and never allowed him to sleep at night unfettered; but the uncomplaining patience and apparent contentment of Tom’s manner led him gradually to discontinue these restraints, and for some time Tom had enjoyed a sort of parole of honor, being permitted to come and go freely where he pleased on the boat.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Look, Madame Crawley, you were always bon enfant, and I have an interest in you, parole d’honneur.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • A vous la parole!
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • Bagnet," says the trooper, "I am on my parole with you.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • Under the circumstances, they approved an early parole for him.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • Now, on parole but in the world, he wants to be a father to his three teenaged children and an active participant in the communities of imagination and hope we’ve been working hard toward.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • 288 She will be eligible for parole in 2025.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • Andrea had no trouble getting dates with tattooed men who drove Harleys, or drunks who hung out at the Clipper, or guys on parole, but she was never able to get a date with men who had steady jobs.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Carver’s going to be on parole for a while, but that’s no big deal, he’s never even had a parking ticket.
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • He’ll be serving two life sentences without parole.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • After that time of hearing deathbed stories, to walk into the offices of PIH felt like one of those transitions he’d read about in Greek myth, when the mortal consigned to the underworld is granted a parole to return to the light.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • "There’s no evidence here to show that he could have returned to Kansas City and been paroled in the custody of his parents."
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • Northerton therefore having given no parole of that kind, thought he might without any breach of honour depart; not being obliged, as he imagined, by any rules, to wait for a formal discharge.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • Thereupon I consulted with Alan, and the parley was agreed to and parole given upon either side; but this was not the whole of Mr. Riach’s business, and he now begged me for a dram with such instancy and such reminders of his former kindness, that at last I handed him a pannikin with about a gill of brandy.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Kidnapped
  • Parole I rather think is Dutch, and has something to do with the tattoos of the garrisons.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Deerslayer
  • Sabotage itself now carried a minimum penalty of five years without parole and a maximum of death.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
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