definition 1: a point or matter that is of concern, in question, or under discussion.
example: The citizens discussed various issues at the town meeting.
example: The issue of whether or not to build a new stadium was hotly debated.
definition 1: to cause to flow, move, or go out.
example: The factory issued its waste into the river.
example: Rockets were issued into the skies.
definition 2: to give out, publish, circulate, or produce.
example: A new edition of the book was issued by the publishers in August.
example: The city will begin issuing parking permits for the new lot next week.
example: The government issued new five-dollar bills.
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