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English definition of “release”

release

noun     /rɪˈliːs/
FROM PRISON [C] the occasion when someone is allowed to leave prison: After his release from jail, Jackson found it difficult to find work.Liberating, relaxing and releasing
FILM/RECORD [C] B2 a new film or record that you can buy: Have you heard the group's latest release?Cinema - general wordsSound and image recordings
SUBSTANCE [C, U] an occasion when a substance is allowed to flow out of somewhere: a release of toxic gas from the factory → See also press releaseMovement of liquids
(Definition of release noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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