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1. The act of issuing.
2. An issue.


the act of issuing


(ˈɪʃ u əns)

the act of issuing.
[1860–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.issuance - the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity); "a new issue of stamps"; "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"
supplying, provision, supply - the activity of supplying or providing something
stock issue - (corporation law) the authorization and delivery of shares of stock for sale to the public or the shares thus offered at a particular time
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