issuance

noun
is·​su·​ance | \ ˈi-shə-wən(t)s How to pronounce issuance (audio) , -shü-ən(t)s \

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Examples of issuance in a Sentence

the issuance of a search warrant the issuance of an instruction sheet to each member of the class
Recent Examples on the Web One thing that spurred on the new crush of people was the issuance of electronic visas to Special Immigrant Visa applicants, without names or document numbers. Aj Willingham, CNN, 23 Aug. 2021 His research revealed that, in 1493, the issuance of a papal bull, or decree, bestowed authority over the Western Hemisphere on Christian rulers. USA Today, 17 Aug. 2021 His research revealed that, in 1493, the issuance of a papal bull, or decree, bestowed authority over the Western Hemisphere on Christian rulers. AZCentral.com, 16 Aug. 2021 That compared with issuance of only $108 billion of such... Caitlin Ostroff, WSJ, 2 Nov. 2020 Shares would be granted over no more than five years, a nod to opponents who cite the decline in the value, or dilution, of a company’s stock that typically follows the issuance of more shares. Doug Alden, courant.com, 11 Aug. 2021 Big tech stocks have tumbled, and the uncertainty and volatility is likely to dampen issuance of new shares. Joanne Chiu, WSJ, 6 Aug. 2021 Tokenization is the issuance of a blockchain token to represent a real (and exchangeable) asset. Hugo Dante, National Review, 27 July 2021 On Monday, the council voted to further penalize Carrara by delaying the issuance of a short-term rental license for 90 days. Shannon Prather, Star Tribune, 13 July 2021

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First Known Use of issuance

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of issuance was in 1863

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15 Sep 2021

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“Issuance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/issuance. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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issuance

noun

English Language Learners Definition of issuance

: the official act of making something available or of giving something to people to be used : the act of officially issuing something

issuance

noun
is·​su·​ance | \ ˈi-shü-əns How to pronounce issuance (audio) \

Kids Definition of issuance

: the act of making something available or distributing something : the act of issuing

issuance

noun
is·​su·​ance | \ ˈi-shü-əns How to pronounce issuance (audio) \

Legal Definition of issuance

: the act or an instance of issuing the issuance of the injunction was upheld

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