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 The Interpretive Bulletin 2016-01 at the time of issuance was widely interpreted as an unfunded mandate to vote proxies. Jerry Bowyer, National Review, "Reining in the Proxies," 15 Oct. 2020 The free night certificates are valid for one year from date of issuance. Jennifer Yellin, CNN Underscored, "Earn up to 125,000 bonus points or 5 free nights with these Marriott credit cards," 15 Oct. 2020 But that market has slumped this year, with only about $52 billion of new issuance thus far, versus about $120 billion all of last year, according to Trepp. Brian Spegele And Cezary Podkul, WSJ, "Trump’s Businesses Face Debt Deadlines Amid Economic Slowdown," 9 Oct. 2020 BlackRock said in a note that the stepped up pace of issuance this month may do just that. Amanda Albright,, "BlackRock, Wells See Muni-Sales Surge, Election Shattering Calm," 8 Oct. 2020 The CARES Act also prevented worker furloughs through Sept. 30 and prohibited buy backs of airline stock and the issuance of shareholder dividends until the loans are repaid. Ted O'neil, Washington Examiner, "Arizona attorney general leads call for consumer protections in new airline legislation," 5 Oct. 2020 At that time Datacard, which largely relied on physical assets like card printing and issuance machines, began to develop more software and digital products through research and development and acquisitions. Patrick Kennedy, Star Tribune, "Shakopee-based Entrust rebrands to emphasize its growing data security business," 14 Sep. 2020 If the ticket is not paid within 10 days of issuance, the fine increases to $100. Alicia Fabbre,, "Deerfield to issue $50 fine - as last resort - for not wearing face coverings amid COVID-19," 31 Aug. 2020 The parking ticket case grew out of the issuance of a $15 citation by a New Canaan traffic officer, who is Black, to David G. Liebenguth of Greenwich, who is white, in the summer of 2014. Edmund H. Mahony,, "Is a using a racial slur free speech or a crime? Connecticut Supreme Court reinstates conviction of man who shouted slur at parking officer in a ‘Fighting Words’ case," 27 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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20 Oct 2020

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“Issuance.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 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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