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A topic in dispute, or up for debate
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“Ari had a meeting with Vincent to discuss the issue regarding his next lead role in a feature film.”
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A situation that requires resolution
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“We have an issue with Michael eating all of the cookies and not leaving any behind for the rest of us.”
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The distribution of something for general use
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“The issue of MP40 semi-automatic rifles was in effect for soldiers of prestige within the army's airborne division.”
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(publishing) A single edition of a periodical publication
“The latest issue of Cosmopolitan has an article on how you can still lose weight and remain attractive by eating more food.”
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(figuratively) All one's lineal descendants
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“The issue of Cersei and Jaime Lannister would all meet an untimely end, much to the chagrin of the Mad Queen.”
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(medicine) The outflow of a bodily fluid
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“Wrap a bandage fast around the gaping wound to minimize the issue of blood.”
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(rare) The place where something flows out
“The river winds and flows towards its issue, a majestic blue lake where birds flock during the spring.”
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(rare) The result or outcome of an event or events
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“The successful issue of the negotiation increased profits for the business.”
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Indication of source or origin of a product, typically government or military
“This was the first standard government issue firearm and the beginning of the long tradition of US military small arms manufacture.”
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A difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
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A newly occurring incident in a current state of affair
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An obstacle, delay, or disadvantage
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A periodical publication containing articles and illustrations, often on a particular subject or aimed at a particular readership
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The process of coming into existence or prominence
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A trying period or event
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Persons relating to family, ancestors or relatives
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An element or circumstance contributing to a result
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A reason or set of reasons given in support of an idea, action or theory
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Expression
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A child's game in which players pass a ball or other item between them, with the object of avoiding being left holding the item when time expires
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A specific topic raised in a conversation or argument which is intended as a basis for further discussion, especially one which represents a point of view
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A published statement or the act of revealing something
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A piece of work, specifically defined within a profession
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Money that is gained or acquired
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To supply or distribute for use
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“The general will issue new SVT-40 rifles to soldiers from the infantry division once they have reached the required level of prestige.”
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To formally send out or put into circulation
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“The company will issue a statement addressing the recent complaints by consumers in the next 24 hours.”
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To proceed, come or flow out from
“The aromatic smell of spices would issue from my neighbor's kitchen as she prepared her dinner.”
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To expel or discharge, typically gas or light
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“This flamethrower will issue a long, controllable stream of fire when activated.”
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To result or be derived from
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“The students' improved academic results issue from the dedication of their teachers.”
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To fill out a financial document, typically a check/cheque
“Please issue the check to my company, I Love Words Inc.”
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To present formally for discussion or consideration
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To pass through a pore, membrane or interstice
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To pronounce (a judgement or judicial sentence)
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To determine the future or the fate of something in advance
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To emerge from a narrow place like a defile into open country or a wider space
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Increase by addition or growth, often financial
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Diverge or spread from or as if from a central point
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To produce literature, typically in large quantities
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Mass-produce
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To found or pioneer
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(of a place or location) To go or get away from