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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of issuing.
  • n. An issue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of issuing, or giving out; as, the issuance of an order; the issuance of rations, and the like.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of issuing, or giving out

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of issuing or giving out: as, the issuance of rations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)

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