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  • n. Plural form of parole.


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  • There were a number of cases of this kind testified to upon his trial, but they all happened among "paroles" outside the Stockade, or among the prisoners inside after we left, so I knew nothing of them.


  • Channels and newspapers were, at that time, busying themselves with sordid city stories about 'paroles' to convicts, and were also belting out hysterical

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • Reports were focused on the outliers in the camp; homeless people from the adjacent skid row, Venice Beach drifters, paroles from nearby Central City and people recently released from County Jail who the police reportedly encouraged to go to the camp.

    Sam Slovick: Outliers of Occupy

  • Control of them, under their paroles, with intelligence and coldness on their part, were the conditions and qualities he sought, and such combination, as a matter of course, carried with it cruelty.


  • What about all of the reduced sentences and paroles due to budget cuts under our 'wonderful' president.

    Huckabee: 'I take full responsibility' for suspect's clemency

  • “This done,” he wrote, “each officer and man will be allowed to return to his home, not to be disturbed by U.S. authority so long as they observe their paroles and the laws in force where they may reside.”

    Between War and Peace

  • He required officers to sign paroles for themselves and regimental or battery commanders to sign them on behalf of their men.

    Between War and Peace

  • Mais ces bonnes paroles, ces précautions, ces considérations objectives, rationnelles et claires butent sur des logiques négativement manœuvrières, sur des ambitions malsaines.

    Global Voices in English » Morocco: Campaigning for the Disenchanted

  • Since a 2008 California Supreme Court decision that said the parole board cannot deny release solely based on the nature of the original crime, the number of paroles granted to prisoners serving life terms has soared, Gaines said.

    Wife's video among new revelations in Dugard case

  • Expressions: une lune de miel = a honeymoon des paroles de miel = honeyed words, sweet nothings doux comme le miel = sweet like honey faire son miel de quelque chose = to profit from something (an idea, information) lit: "to make one's honey from something" être tout sucre, tout miel = to be polite in an exaggerated or hypocritical way



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