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English definition of “issue”

issue

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɪʃuː/ (present participle issuing, past tense and past participle issued)
SAY PUBLICLY to say something officially: The Prime Minister will issue a statement tomorrow. Police issued a warning about the dangers of playing near water.Giving, providing and supplying
GIVE OFFICIALLY to officially give something to someone: to issue a passport/ticket/invitation All members will be issued with a membership card.Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of issue verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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