n. 问题; （报刊）期号; 发行; 子嗣
v. 发表，发布; 供给; 出版; 将…诉诸法律
An issue is an important subject that people are arguing about or discussing.
Agents will raise the issue of prize-money for next year's world championships...
A key issue for higher education in the 1990's is the need for greater diversity of courses...
20 世纪 90 年代,高等教育的一个重要议题是要使课程更加多样化。
If something is the issue, it is the thing you consider to be the most important part of a situation or discussion.
I was earning a lot of money, but that was not the issue...
She avoided the issue by ordering a turkey sandwich...
An issue of something such as a magazine or newspaper is the version of it that is published, for example, in a particular month or on a particular day.
The growing problem is underlined in the latest issue of the Lancet...
I read Germaine Greer's article in the March issue with particular interest.
If you issue a statement or a warning, you make it known formally or publicly.
Last night he issued a statement denying the allegations...
The government issued a warning that the strikers should end their action or face dismissal...
If you are issued with something, it is officially given to you.
On your appointment you will be issued with a written statement of particulars of employment...
Staff will be issued with new grey-and-yellow designer uniforms.
When something such as a liquid, sound, or smell issues from something, it comes out of that thing.
A tinny voice issued from a speaker.
The question or point at issue is the question or point that is being argued about or discussed.
The problems of immigration were not the question at issue...
One of the main points at issue is that the Community wants the representatives to be based in East Jerusalem.
If you make an issue of something, you try to make other people think about it or discuss it, because you are concerned or annoyed about it.
It seemed the Colonel had no desire to make an issue of the affair.
If you take issue with someone or something they said, you disagree with them, and start arguing about it.
Sister Morrison might take issue with me on that matter...
I will not take issue with the fact that we have a recession.
If someone has issues with a particular aspect of their life, they have problems connected with it.
I think once you do have issues with food you're going to have them for the rest of your life.
1. an important question that is in dispute and must be settled;
2. one of a series published periodically;
3. the provision of something by issuing it (usually in quantity);
4. some situation or event that is thought about;
5. supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government
6. the immediate descendants of a person;
7. a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon;
8. the income arising from land or other property;
9. the becoming visible;
10. an opening that permits escape or release;
11. the act of issuing printed materials
1. prepare and issue for public distribution or sale;
2. circulate or distribute or equip with;
3. bring out an official document (such as a warrant)
4. come out of;
5. make out and issue;
issue, distribute, publish
issue, subject, theme, topic
problem, question, issue, matter
make an issue of
take issue with
He has taken a public stand on the issue of misuse of hospital funds.
He's the boss in name only, because I issue all the orders.
Have your organisation issue you with an identifying paper.
Acres of newsprint have been devoted to the issue.
The government has deeply split on this issue.