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  • adj. Not releasable; that cannot be released or is unsuitable for release.

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Examples

  • LOS ANGELES (CN) - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's production company says it paid $500,000 for a full-length movie based on Abdul-Jabbar's book about the Harlem Renaissance, but the producer it hired turned in an "unreleasable" 12-minute tape of interviews that had nothing to do with Abdul-Jabbar's script.

    Courthouse News Service

  • Senior administration officials indicated that the military commissions established by the previous administration to try prisoners at Guantanamo - whose operations were suspended by Obama on Wednesday - might be preserved in some form for those terrorist detainees determined to be "unreleasable" and

    chron.com Chronicle

  • According to the article it was Bergstein who rejected delivery of the film because "he considered it unreleasable", a statement that would seemingly kill the chances of us ever seeing the film.

    Filmstalker: Black Water Transit cleared customs?

  • Since then I've been hearing from many owl keepers w/unreleasable birds who are also being mated with.

    Wesley the Owl (copy)

  • He could have done one of his celebrated gay jokes, or wondered why The Reader was so honored while his Holocaust film about a circus clown imprisoned in a death camp, The Day the Clown Cried was deemed unreleasable.

    Ken Levine: Oscars 2009

  • Late last month the Chicago Tribune reported on rumors that the world's pre-eminent post-punk band, Nirvana, had returned from the studio with an abrasive uncompromising album-an album that Geffen Records found "unreleasable."

    You Call This Nirvana?

  • He hates it and says the movie is uncuttable and unreleasable, OK?

    Lights, Camera, Oscars!

  • Hollywood goes in cycles, and 2008 has started out as a tough year for blondes witness Jessica Simpson's "Blonde Ambition" coming in as unreleasable.

    DVD Exclusive: ‘Blonde & Blonder’ Gag Reel » MTV Movies Blog

  • A European distributor, warned that any Dassin film would be unreleasable in the U.S., fired him from his first job.

    Jules Dassin's Film Noir Triumph

  • Just recalling the episode off the top of my head, I think Paramount would have to bite the bullet and shell out for the "Annie" song rights, since the episode becomes unreleasable without it i.e.

    Grrr...

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