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The authorities had recently released two political prisoners.
The hostages are due to be released at 2 pm today.
He was released from prison in July.
He was taken to a local hospital but released after a check-up.
Fully recovered, the birds can now be released back into the wild.
The tiger was accidentally released from its cage.
She slowly released her grip on Louisa’s hand.
Cooking the grain will release the starch from the outside coating.
Oxygen from the water is released into the atmosphere.
Take a long walk to release all that pent-up aggression.
Managers have released few details from yesterday’s meeting.
These are the first police accident statistics to be released.
We were released from our classes in order to take part in the celebration.
This is the British English definition of release. View American English definition of release.
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