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

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the issuance of a search warrant the issuance of an instruction sheet to each member of the class
Recent Examples on the Web Investment-grade corporate-bond issuance last month reached almost $108 billion, according to Dealogic, the most for any August on record. Orla Mccaffrey, WSJ, "U.S. Government-Bond Yields Fall as Investors Seek Safety From Tech-Stock Slide," 8 Sep. 2020 The Finance Committee could come back to consider the bond issuance again as soon as next week so the full City Council can consider it Wednesday. John Byrne,, "Chicago aldermen stall O’Hare cargo expansion project over lack of diversity," 3 Sep. 2020 Corrections officials have five days from the issuance of Cal/OSHA’s order to request a hearing on its actions. Megan Cassidy,, "State halts operations at San Quentin dental clinic, citing COVID-19 hazard," 3 Sep. 2020 In Florida, meanwhile, two neighboring county clerks differed in their interpretations of the Florida Supreme Court's order to suspend the issuance of all eviction notices, called writs of possession. Star Tribune, "Confusion over eviction ban led to selective enforcement," 2 Sep. 2020 That’s a contrast to the average of 4.5 times for comparable debt sold in Asia excluding Japan this year, according to issuance data compiled by Bloomberg where allocations were available. Rebecca Choong Wilkins,, "Tencent Music Draws $10 Billion Orders for Debut Dollar Bonds," 29 Aug. 2020 Estonia's ability to hold internet voting rests on its issuance of digital ID cards, which citizens use to pay taxes and conduct a wide range of government business online. Julia Horowitz, CNN, "Decades into the internet age, the best voting technology might still be paper," 26 Aug. 2020 According to the agenda for the City Council meeting of Aug. 11, Ordinance 2020-65 provides an issuance of notes of Independence in an amount not to exceed $17,375,000 in anticipation of bonds that will be used for various purposes. Laura Bednar, cleveland, "Independence authorizes both bonds and notes to pay off debt," 23 Aug. 2020 Domestic institutional investors would have to subscribe for the government’s bond issuance to be successful. Misheck Mutize, Quartz Africa, "The problem with Zimbabwe using a $3.5 billion sovereign bond to compensate white farmers," 5 Aug. 2020

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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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14 Sep 2020

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“Issuance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of issuance

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


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


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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