the conditional release of a person from prison prior to the end of the maximum sentence imposed.
such release or its duration.
an official document authorizing such a release.
2. a. the freeing of a prisoner before his sentence has expired, on the condition that he is of good behaviour
b. the duration of such conditional release
3. a promise given by a prisoner, as to be of good behaviour if granted liberty or partial liberty
On Parole :
a. Conditionally release from detention
b. informal (of a person) under scrutiny, esp for a recurrence of an earlier shortcoming
1.the act of testing.
2.the testing or trial of a person's conduct, character, qualifications, or the like.
3.the state or period of such testing or trial.
a.a method of dealing with offenders, especially young persons guilty of minor crimes or first offenses, by allowing them to go at large under supervision of a
b.the state of having been conditionally released.
5.Education . a trial period or condition of students in certain educational institutions who are being permitted to redeem failures, misconduct, etc.
On Probation :
|a. under the supervision of a probation officer |
|b. undergoing a test period |
|3. ||a trial period, as for a teacher, religious novitiate, etc |
|4. ||the act of proving or testing |
|5. ||a period during which a new employee may have his employment terminated on the grounds of unsuitability |