Simple past tense and past participle of release.(verb)
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Use "released" in a sentence
"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)."
"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."
"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."