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  • release — re·lease 1 vt re·leased, re·leas·ing 1 a: to relieve or free from obligation, liability, or responsibility the debtor is released from all dischargeable debts b: to give up (a claim, title, or right) to the benefit of another person: surrender …   Law dictionary

  • Release — Re*lease , n. 1. The act of letting loose or freeing, or the state of being let loose or freed; liberation or discharge from restraint of any kind, as from confinement or bondage. Who boast st release from hell. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Relief… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • release — [ri lēs′] vt. released, releasing [ME relesen < OFr relaisser < L relaxare: see RELAX] 1. to set free, as from confinement, duty, work, etc. 2. to let go or let loose [to release an arrow] 3. to grant freedom from a tax, penalty, obligation …   English World dictionary

  • Release — Re*lease (r? l?s ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Released} (r?*l?st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Releasing}.] [OE. relessen, OF. relassier, to release, to let free. See {Relay}, n., {Relax}, and cf. {Release} to lease again.] 1. To let loose again; to set free… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Penalty (rugby) — In rugby football, the penalty is the main disciplinary sanction available to the referee to penalise players who commit deliberate infringements. The team who did not commit the infringement are given possession of the ball and may either kick… …   Wikipedia

  • FROM THE DESTRUCTION TO ALEXANDER — the restoration ezra nehemiah The Restoration The destruction of the Temple constituted a double crisis. Not only were the people cast off the land but the Divine Presence departed from Jerusalem (Ezek. 10:19; 11:23). Once the city was bereft of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lease and release — Release Re*lease , n. 1. The act of letting loose or freeing, or the state of being let loose or freed; liberation or discharge from restraint of any kind, as from confinement or bondage. Who boast st release from hell. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Out of release — Release Re*lease , n. 1. The act of letting loose or freeing, or the state of being let loose or freed; liberation or discharge from restraint of any kind, as from confinement or bondage. Who boast st release from hell. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reports of organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China — In March 2006, Falun Gong affiliated media The Epoch Times published a number of articles alleging that the Chinese government and its agencies, including the People s Liberation Army, were conducting widespread and systematic organ harvesting of …   Wikipedia

  • Death Penalty on Trial — ▪ 2003 by Andrew Rutherford       Along with the report in 2002 that the number of executions carried out worldwide in 2001 3,048 was more than double the 1,457 known to have taken place in 2000 came the news that more than 90% of them had… …   Universalium


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