Release

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Definition

to release (a report): to publish, to put out, to issue (a report)
verb
This film will be released next summer.

to release (a prisoner): to set (a prisoner) free; to free, to liberate (a prisoner)
verb

a (multi-product) release: the launch, publication or marketing (of several products at the same time)
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: Release our prisoners or we'll bomb your cities.
US: I've already given a press release saying no!

Examples

  • "And I've been in touch with Mr Lah-Pingh, and he says he'll wait for your release, and then the meeting can go ahead."
  • "Because humans can't release stress hormones such as adrenalin and cortisol, these hormones can build up to dangerous levels in the body."
  • "A ballad about the fateful day at Bondi Beach was released shortly afterwards, and has quickly made its way up in the charts, rivalling "Waltzing Matilda" in popularity."
  • "Just a quick reminder that we will be meeting at 8:30 sharp tomorrow (Tuesday) morning to discuss possible names for a new Delavigne skin cream to be released at the end of the year."
  • "Our company's marquee perfume release last year, "Adonis for men", has been nominated for a "Smelly" award, the most prestigious award in the perfume industry."
  • "We're looking at a multi-product release in response to the recent market surge, and we want Miss Bümbüm to play a key role in our advertising campaigns."
  • "Did you know that laughing just once per day burns calories, releases endorphins and relaxes tension in the face?"
  • "Outback Cologne is Delavigne Australia's flagship scent, first released in 1989."
  • "Our legal team is negotiating her release from custody."
  • "ner Brothers announces the release of a film about hamsters!"

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