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as in amnesty
permission given to a prisoner to leave prison before the end of a sentence usually as a reward for behaving well The prisoner will be eligible for parole after three years. He was given a life sentence without the possibility of parole.

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“Parole.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parole. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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