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An example use of parole in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… i went to the parole board and they just …”
Parole is the act of releasing someone from prison.
the word parole occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.