release

release
/rɪ'li:s/ noun
1. the act of setting someone free or of making something or someone no longer subject to an obligation or restriction
release from a contract
the release of goods from customs
He was offered early release so that he could take up his new job.
2. the act of making something public, or a public announcement
3. the act of putting something on the market, or something put on the market
verb
1. to free something or someone
to release goods from customs
to release someone from a debt
Customs released the goods against payment of a fine.
2. to make something public
The company released information about the new mine in Australia.
The government has refused to release figures for the number of unemployed women.
3. to put something on the market
They released several new CDs this month.
to release dues to send off orders which had been piling up while a product was out of stock
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‘…pressure to ease monetary policy mounted yesterday with the release of a set of pessimistic economic statistics’ [Financial Times]
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‘…the national accounts for the March quarter released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed a real increase in GDP’ [Australian Financial Review]

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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