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issue

noun
 
 
/ˈɪʃuː/
PROBLEM [C] B1 an important subject or problem that people are discussing: the issues of race and social class political issues Chris has raised a very important issue.Topics and areas of interest
NEWSPAPER OR MAGAZINE [C] B2 the newspaper, magazine, etc that is produced on a particular day: Have you seen the latest issue of Computer World?Newspapers and magazines
at issue most important in what is being discussed: The point at issue is what is best for the child.Topics and areas of interestImportant and essential thingsInformation and messages
take issue (with sb/sth) to disagree with what someone says or writes: I would take issue with you on that.Arguing and disagreeing
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