is·​su·​ance ˈi-shə-wən(t)s How to pronounce issuance (audio)

Example Sentences

the issuance of a search warrant the issuance of an instruction sheet to each member of the class
Recent Examples on the Web Mayor Eric Adams said the initiative had led to seizures of more than 100,000 items and the issuance 300 civil and criminal violations. Ashley Southall, New York Times, 1 Dec. 2022 One Florida requirement is that each policy at issuance and renewal must include in at least 18-point bold font four sentences warning that a separate flood policy is necessary. Phil Mccausland, NBC News, 11 Oct. 2022 This change of heart comes after the country sought a complete ban on cryptocurrency operations including trading, issuance and mining in January. Rosemarie Miller, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2022 While some authorities have taken more extreme measures, such as banning the issuance or holding of crypto assets, others have tried to woo industry players with softer rules. Marco Quiroz-gutierrez, Fortune, 6 Sep. 2022 Additionally, the teenager is seeking recognition of her gender as female and the issuance of a new birth certificate to reflect the changes, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. Maria Pasquini,, 22 June 2022 The Harford County Council unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would impose a moratorium on site plan approvals and the issuance of building permits for new building construction on Perryman Peninsula. Jason Fontelieu, Baltimore Sun, 19 Apr. 2022 Likewise, 57% of voters in Jackson County rejected a $4 million bond issuance to fund infrastructure school upgrades in the Rogue River district, funds that would have been doubled by a $4 million matching grant from the state. oregonlive, 14 Nov. 2022 In Egypt, Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley re-upped her call for a Climate Mitigation Trust, funded through a $500 billion issuance by the International Monetary Fund of Special Drawing Rights, a reserve currency controlled by the fund. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 9 Nov. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Issuance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition


is·​su·​ance ˈish-u̇-wən(t)s How to pronounce issuance (audio)
: the act of issuing especially officially

Legal Definition


is·​su·​ance ˈi-shü-əns How to pronounce issuance (audio)
: the act or an instance of issuing
the issuance of the injunction was upheld

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