Definition of work release noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


work release

BrE BrE//ˈwɜːk rɪliːs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrk rɪliːs//
[uncountable] (US English) Prison
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a system that allows prisoners to leave prison during the day to go to work See related entries: Prison
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: work release