released time


Definition of released time

: time off from regularly scheduled activities (as at a school) given to take part in some other specified activity

Examples of released time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When pressed for a release time for results by campaign aides on a private conference call, party officials hung up. Lisa Lerer, New York Times, "On Politics: The Uncertainty Continues," 4 Feb. 2020 Reporters have their own computers but no access to phones or internet until the release time, at which point someone essentially throws a large switch that restores communications to the room. NBC News, "Labor Department nixes early access to economic data for the media," 17 Jan. 2020 Against the Chargers last Sunday, Carr averaged the fewest downfield yards per pass attempt (4.2) and third-quickest release time (2.43 seconds) among quarterbacks in Week 16. Matt Kawahara,, "Raiders OC Greg Olson: ‘Cold weather doesn’t affect Derek Carr,’ despite record," 26 Dec. 2019 When asked about the Arapahoe sheriff’s notification, Smock said the sheriff’s office did inform ICE of Garces-Ortize’s detention — but not of his release time. Saja Hindi, The Denver Post, "ICE blasts Colorado’s new “sanctuary law” after immigrant released from jail accused of attempted murder," 27 Nov. 2019 Then, as Consequence of Sound reported, last year, West pushed it to two separate November 2018 release times. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Kanye West finally releases ‘Jesus Is King’ after multiple false alarms," 25 Oct. 2019 The department doesn’t contact ICE ahead of a release date, nor does it detain inmates for ICE beyond the release time, according to Sheriff’s Department officials. Maya Lau,, "ICE still playing role in L.A. jails despite Sheriff Villanueva kicking agents out," 25 June 2019 They have begun training the AI to recognize details of any given shot as granular as someone’s release time and vertical jump. Ben Cohen, WSJ, "The iPhone App Making the NBA Smarter With Artificial Intelligence," 17 July 2018 Based on its potential to move financial markets, the jobs report is held under a strict embargo until its official release time. Adam Shell, USA TODAY, "Trump tweet on jobs report may have breached a 1985 federal directive," 1 June 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Released time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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