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release
British English: /rɪˈliːs/
American English: /rəˈlis/

Translation of release in French:

noun

  • 1 (liberation) the release of the hostages (from captivity)
    la libération des otages
    on his release from prison
    à sa sortie de prison
  • 2 [figurative] (relief) a feeling of release
    un sentiment de soulagement
    death came as a merciful release
    la mort est venue comme une délivrance
  • 7 (Cinema) (making publicly available) since the release of his latest film
    depuis la sortie de son dernier film
    the film is now on general release
    le film passe maintenant dans toutes les grandes salles de cinéma
  • 10 (discharge form) to sign the release
    signer la décharge
    before n (documents)
    de décharge

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative]to release somebody from
    dégager quelqu'un de (promise, obligation)
    to release somebody from a debt
    faire la remise d'une dette à quelqu'un
    to release somebody to attend a course
    accorder un congé à quelqu'un pour lui permettre de suivre un stage
  • 3 (Technology) (unlock)
    faire jouer (safety catch, clasp)
    (Photography)
    déclencher (shutter)
    (Automobile)
    desserrer (handbrake)
    to release the clutch (pedal)
  • 5 (let go of)
    lâcher (object, arm, hand)
    to release one's grip to release one's grip of something
    lâcher quelque chose

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