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Main Entry: 1re·lease
Pronunciation: ri-primarystresslemacrons
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): re·leased; re·leas·ing
1 : to set free (as from confinement) <release a prisoner> <release a bird from a cage>
2 : to relieve from something that holds or burdens <released from our promise>
3 : to give up in favor of another : RELINQUISH <release a claim to property>
4 : to give permission for publication, performance, exhibition, or sale of (as a movie or news story)
- re·leas·able /-primarystresslemacron-sschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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