general release


general release
  refers to the widespread simultaneous exhibition of a film

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

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  • release — re|lease1 W2S2 [rıˈli:s] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(let somebody go)¦ 2¦(make public)¦ 3¦(film/record)¦ 4¦(stop holding/drop)¦ 5¦(feelings)¦ 6¦(chemical)¦ 7¦(from a duty)¦ 8¦(machinery)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1200 1300; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • release — re|lease1 [ rı lis ] verb transitive *** ▸ 1 let someone leave ▸ 2 stop holding something ▸ 3 let something into area around ▸ 4 make something available ▸ 5 move held equipment ▸ 6 get rid of feeling ▸ 7 let someone not do something 1. ) to let… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • release — [[t]rɪli͟ːs[/t]] ♦ releases, releasing, released 1) VERB: usu passive If a person or animal is released from somewhere where they have been locked up or looked after, they are set free or allowed to go. [be V ed from n] He was released from… …   English dictionary

  • release */*/*/ — I UK [rɪˈliːs] / US [rɪˈlɪs] verb [transitive] Word forms release : present tense I/you/we/they release he/she/it releases present participle releasing past tense released past participle released 1) to let someone leave a place where they have… …   English dictionary

  • release — 1 /rI li:s/ verb (T) 1 LET SB FREE to let someone go free: The hostages were released in November 1988. | release sb from: They decided to release the bird from its cage. 2 STOP HOLDING to stop holding something that you have been holding tightly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • release*/*/*/ — [rɪˈliːs] verb [T] I 1) to let someone leave a place where they have been kept Syn: free The authorities had recently released two suspects.[/ex] He was released from prison in July.[/ex] 2) to stop holding someone or something Syn: let She… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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