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  • ReleaseHold[ expr ] removes Hold, HoldForm, HoldPattern and HoldComplete in expr.
  • Example: ReleaseHold[ 2, Hold[1 + 1] ].
  • ReleaseHold removes only one layer of Hold etc.; it does not remove inner occurrences in nested Hold etc. functions.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.5.5.
  • See also: Evaluate.

    Further Examples

    ReleaseHold only removes one layer of Holds.