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English definition of “issue”

issue

verb [T]     /ˈɪʃ.uː/ /ˈɪs.juː/
C2 to produce or provide something official: The office will be issuing permits on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The school issued a statement about its plans to the press./The school issued the press with a statement about its plans.Giving, providing and supplying
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