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Definition of "issue" []

  • The act or an instance of flowing, passing, or giving out. (noun)
  • The act of circulating, distributing, or publishing by an office or official group: government issue of new bonds. (noun)
  • Something produced, published, or offered, as: (noun)
  • An item or set of items, as stamps or coins, made available at one time by an office or bureau. (noun)
  • A single copy of a periodical: the May issue of the magazine. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "issue" in a sentence
  • "I do not see how it's a racial issue: it's a *people issue*, one of the many many Stupid Human Tricks available to us all."
  • ""The MUI must issue a fatwa * on the issue* if there is a request from an institution or individual."
  • "Cyprus apart, the main issue is Europe's own economic travail."