issue

  • 21 issue — is|sue1 [ ıʃu ] noun *** ▸ 1 subject ▸ 2 magazine ▸ 3 set made available ▸ 4 official giving ▸ 5 children ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a subject that people discuss or argue about, especially relating to society, politics, etc.: It s a Web site devoted …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 22 issue — 1 noun 1 SUBJECT/PROBLEM (C) a problem or subject that people discuss: Drugs testing of employees is a sensitive issue. | the immigration issue | raise the issue (=say that a problem should be discussed): We should raise the issue of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 23 issue */*/*/ — I UK [ˈɪʃuː] / UK [ˈɪsjuː] / US [ˈɪʃu] noun Word forms issue : singular issue plural issues 1) a) [countable] a subject that people discuss or argue about, especially relating to society, politics etc It s a website devoted to environmental… …

    English dictionary

  • 24 issue — [[t]ɪ̱sjuː, ɪ̱ʃuː[/t]] ♦ issues, issuing, issued 1) N COUNT: usu with supp An issue is an important subject that people are arguing about or discussing. → See also side issue Agents will raise the issue of prize money for next year s world… …

    English dictionary

  • 25 ISSUE — s. f. Sortie, lieu par où l on sort. Ce logis n a point d issue sur le derrière. Il a issue dans telle rue. Il boucha toutes les issues de cette maison. Ce château a des issues secrètes. S emparer de toutes les issues.   Il se dit également d Un… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 26 issue — issueless, adj. issuer, n. /ish ooh/ or, esp. Brit., /is yooh/, n., v., issued, issuing. n. 1. the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution: the issue of food and blankets to flood victims. 2. something that is printed or… …

    Universalium

  • 27 ISSUE — n. f. Sortie, lieu par où l’on sort. Ce jardin n’a point d’issue sur le chemin qui le longe. Il boucha toutes les issues de cette maison. Ce château a des issues secrètes. S’emparer de toutes les issues d’une forteresse. Par extension, à L’ISSUE… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 28 issue */*/*/ — [ˈɪsjuː] , [ˈɪʃuː] noun [C] I 1) a subject or problem that people discuss or argue about environmental issues[/ex] Education was one of the biggest issues in the campaign.[/ex] The chairman raised the issue (= started discussing the issue) of… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 29 issue — /ˈɪʃu / (say ishooh), /ˈɪʃju / (say ishyooh), /ˈɪsju / (say isyooh) noun 1. the act of sending, or promulgation; delivery; emission. 2. that which is issued. 3. a quantity issued at one time: the latest issue of a periodical. 4. Bibliography the… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 30 issue — L issue de quelque chose, Euentus. La bonne issue de quelque chose, Successus, Prosper exitus. Beaucoup de vaillans hommes ont eu mauvaise issuë de leurs affaires, tant en la mer qu en la terre, Multi viri fortes, et terra, et mari offenderunt. N …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 31 issue — 01. The decriminalization of marijuana is an important [issue] which is being discussed in political circles these days. 02. Fidelity is an important [issue] in any relationship because it brings stability and security. 03. The government debated …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 32 issue — Synonyms and related words: accomplishment, accord, activity, administer, affair, afford, airing, allot, allow, announce, answer, appear, argue, arise, artifact, ascertainment, at issue, attend, award, back number, bail out, bandying, basis, be… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 33 issue — 1. noun 1) the committee discussed the issue Syn: matter, matter in question, question, point, point at issue, affair, case, subject, topic; problem, bone of contention 2) the issue of a special stamp Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 34 issue — is•sue [[t]ˈɪʃ u[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˈɪs yu[/t]] n. v. sued, su•ing 1) the act of sending out or putting forth; promulgation; distribution 2) a series of things or one of a series of things that is printed, published, or distributed at one time:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 35 issue — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, exit, proceeds, from Anglo French, from issir to come out, go out, from Latin exire to go out, from ex + ire to go; akin to Gothic iddja he went, Greek ienai to go, Sanskrit eti he goes Date: 14th century 1.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 36 issue — n. & v. n. 1 a a giving out or circulation of shares, notes, stamps, etc. b a quantity of coins, supplies, copies of a newspaper or book etc., circulated or put on sale at one time. c an item or amount given out or distributed. d each of a… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 37 Issue — 1. The process of offering securities as an attempt to raise funds. Companies may issue bonds or shares to investors as a method of financing the business. 2. A series of stocks or bonds that have been offered to the public. A bond or stock issue …

    Investment dictionary

  • 38 issue — {{11}}issue (n.) c.1300, exit, a going out, flowing out, from O.Fr. issue a way out, exit, from fem. pp. of issir to go out, from L. exire (Cf. It. uscire, Catalan exir), from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + ire to go, from PIE …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 39 issue — [ ɪʃ(j)u:, ɪsju:] noun 1》 an important topic for debate or resolution.     ↘(issues) informal personal problems or difficulties. 2》 the action of issuing. 3》 each of a regular series of publications.     ↘a number or set of items issued at one… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 40 issue — 1. noun 1) the committee discussed the issue Syn: matter, question, point at issue, affair, case, subject, topic, problem, situation 2) the latest issue of our magazine Syn: edition …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary


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