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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: issue /ˈɪʃuː/ British English pronunciation: issue /ˈɪsjuː/ 
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he/she/itissues
present participleissuing
past tenseissued
past participleissued
  1. 1
    to announce something, or to give something to people officially

    The banks have issued a warning that charges are likely to rise sharply.

    issue something to someone:

    Summonses have been issued to people who have not paid their bills.

  2. 2
    to officially make things available for people to buy or use

    A new range of stamps will be issued to commemorate the event.

  3. 3
    if you issue someone with something such as equipment, you give it to them, usually officially
    issue someone with something:

    After the briefing I was issued with two weapons.

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