general release

Definition of general release

  1. :  the act of making a film available to be shown in theaters The film's general release is Friday.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  involving, applicable to, or affecting the whole

    :  involving, relating to, or applicable to every member of a class, kind, or group

    :  not confined by specialization or careful limitation

  1. :  something (as a concept, principle, or statement) that involves or is applicable to the whole

    :  superior general

    :  the general public :  people

  1. :  to set free from restraint, confinement, or servitude

    :  to let go :  dismiss

    :  to relieve from something that confines, burdens, or oppresses

  1. :  relief or deliverance from sorrow, suffering, or trouble

    :  discharge from obligation or responsibility

    :  relinquishment of a right or claim

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