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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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Small issuance: An issuance of stock will not create a new public group if the amount of stock issued, when aggregated with all other issuances during a corporation's tax year, does not exceed the small issue limitation.
Related issuances: Two or more issuances will be treated as one if they occur at approximately the same time pursuant to the same plan or arrangement or if their principal purpose is to minimize or avoid an owner shift.