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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
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