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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of release.

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Examples

  • That period culminated in the recording of the "Dustbowl Ballads," a series of 78-rpm albums released by RCA Victor in 1940 (as well as the Library of Congress recordings, musical performances and interviews recorded by folklorist Alan Lomax that were belatedly ­released in 1964).

    It's His Land Once Again

  • There is thus a striking accentual difference between a verbal form like eluthemen “we were released, ” accented on the second syllable of the word, and its participial derivative lutheis “released, ” accented on the last.

    Chapter 4. Form in Language: Grammatical Processes

  • Run at first out of a New York University dorm room by white downtown scenester Rick Rubin and black music industry hustler Russell Simmons, Def Jam brought the world major acts like LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys and Public Enemy, and in so doing invented a certain style of middle-class posturing that has made many people rich since the label released its first album in 1985.

    Ladies Love Cool Jams

  • · 1921-D Gem Toned Uncirculated, the 12th coin released-This is the 12th Silver Dollar released from the first 100 coins struck in Denver.

    Coin Dealer Julian Leidman Victim of Vehicle Burglary. Reward Grows to $156,000 : Coin Collecting News

  • The label released "Know Your Enemy" to radio stations in numerous markets around the world at the same hour on the same day -- April 16, at 5 a.m.

    Roll Over, Rodgers and Hammerstein

  • In debt to a regional bank, Hayes sued Stax for back royalties; unable to comply, the label released him from his contract, and he paid his debt with future royalties and income.

    Isaac Hayes: Much More Than 'Shaft'

  • When Reid was at Arista, the label released an album with Run DMC rapping over "Let's Stay Together," a pop classic by Al Green.

    DEF JAM'S NEW TUNE

  • Perry Rausher says the man didn't want his name released because he plans a news conference.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The implications are that people who have had their name released can actually now go to California and begin proceedings.

    BBC News - Home

  • A Montana man who does not want his name released bought and stored them in a local bank in Helena, where they sat until several months ago.

    The Seattle Times

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