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 The issuance of passports has been suspended since the Taliban took control of Kabul nearly two months ago. Jack Guy And Tim Lister, CNN, 5 Oct. 2021 The issuance of the subpoenas was first reported by conservative talk show host Dan O'Donnell of WISN-AM (1130). Patrick Marley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1 Oct. 2021 Laundrie, who is a fugitive following the issuance last week of a warrant for his arrest, has not been seen since leaving his parents' home for a hike more than two weeks ago. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, 30 Sep. 2021 Benefit verification and card issuance would cease. Teresa Ghilarducci, Forbes, 30 Sep. 2021 Payments would continue, but benefit verification and card issuance would stop. Joey Garrison, USA TODAY, 30 Sep. 2021 The issuance of passports could be delayed, depending how many workers are in a particular office. Christopher Keating, courant.com, 29 Sep. 2021 China's central bank also announced that other activities tied to cryptocurrencies, like trading, token issuance and derivatives for virtual currencies, would be strictly prohibited. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 25 Sep. 2021 China’s central bank also announced that other activities tied to cryptocurrencies, like trading, token issuance and derivatives for virtual currencies, would be strictly prohibited. New York Times, 24 Sep. 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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“Issuance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/issuance. Accessed 19 Oct. 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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