on general release

Definition of on general release

British, of a film
:being shown in theaters

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : not confined by specialization or careful limitation

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

  2. : superior general

  3. : the general public : people

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

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

  3. : to give up in favor of another : relinquish

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

  2. : discharge from obligation or responsibility

  3. : relinquishment of a right or claim

  1. : to lease again


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