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ree lees

  • n  merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)
    a new release from the London Symphony Orchestra
  • n  the act of liberating someone or something
  • n  a process that liberates or discharges something
    there was a sudden release of oxygen
    the release of iodine from the thyroid gland
  • n  an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation
  • n  the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  • n  euphemistic expressions for death
  • n  a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation
  • n  a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism
  • n  activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion
  • n  the act of allowing a fluid to escape
  • n  a formal written statement of relinquishment
  • n  (music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone
  • v  release, as from one's grip
  • v  grant freedom to; free from confinement
  • v  let (something) fall or spill from a container
  • v  prepare and issue for public distribution or sale
  • v  eliminate (a substance)
    the plant releases a gas
  • v  generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids
    release a hormone into the blood stream
  • v  make (information) available for publication
    release the list with the names of the prisoners
  • v  part with a possession or right
  • v  release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition
  • v  make (assets) available
    release the holdings in the dictator's bank account
News & Articles


  • President Bush in FOXNews
    I call on all nations in this region to release their prisoners of conscience, open up their political debate and trust their people to chart their future,Bush said.
  • Scott McCarron in (blog)
    In a statement released through his agent, McCarron said: "After two days of careful contemplation I have decided to release this statement in hopes of setting the record straight. On Jan. 28, I was interviewed by Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco...
  • Barack Obama in AFP
    I want to thank President Bill Clinton -- I had a chance to talk to him -- for the extraordinary humanitarian effort that resulted in the release of the two journalists,Obama said.

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