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issue [ 'iʃu:] n.问题;发行 vt.发行

take issue with sb. 与某人争论

issue from 由…引起;产生于

in the issue 结果,结局

take issue with 与…争论

issue ['isju:] v.& n. 发行,(报刊)期

issue ['iʃu:] 发出

打白条 issue IOU

三农问题 issues concerning agriculture, countryside and farmers

溢价发行债券(以超过票面金额价发行债券) issue of bonds at a premium

因地制宜,因时制宜,因事制宜,因人制宜 suit our measures to differing conditions in terms of locality, time, issue and persons involved

增发股票 increase issues in stocks

to issue(a certificate) 发…(证明)

to issue(a certificate) 发…(证明)

                        
出(入)境卡
姓 family name
名 First (Given) Name
年 year
月 month
性别 sex
偕行人数 accompanying number
男 male
女 female
职业 occupation
专业技术人员 professionals & technical
国籍 nationality
国籍 country of citizenship
行政管理人员 legislators &administrators
办事员 clerk
护照号 passport No.
商业人员 commerce (Business People)
原住地 country of Origin (Country where you live)
服务人员 service
前往目的地国 destination country
登机城市 city where you boarded
签证签发地 city where visa was issued
签发日期 date issue
前往国家的住址 address while in
签名 signature
街道及门牌号 number and street
官方填写 official use only
城市及国家 city and state
日 day
出生日期 date of Birth (Birthdate)    

签 证
姓 surname 失效日期(或必须在...日之前入境) expiry date ( 或 before)
名 first (given) name 停留期为...... for stays of
性别 sex 10天 ten days
出生日期 birthdate 8周 eight weeks
国籍 nationality 3个月 three months
护照号 passport No. 6个月 six months
编号 control No. 1年 one year
签发地 Issue At 3年 three years
签发日期 Issue Date (或On) 签证种类 visa type(class)

at issue 争论中

rights issue/offering 配股;

issue advertising 观点广告

key environmental issue identification 确定主要的环境问题

签发支票,开立支票 to draw a cheque; to issue a cheque

信用证发行帐 letter of credit issued account

开出信用证 to issue a credit

我们已开出商业信用证, 特此通知。
We intimate to you that we have issued a commercial letter of credit.

average monthly issue rate
平均每月发货率

Counter Record of Issues/Returns of Uniforms (100 Entries) [GF 292]
制服收发柜枱记录册(100项)〔通用表格第292号〕

Counter Record of Issues/Returns of Uniforms (40 Entries) [GF 292A]
制服收发柜枱记录册(40项)〔通用表格第292A号〕

Departmental Combined Requisition and Issue Voucher (Large) [GF 277A]
部门物料申领及发放综合单(大)〔通用表格第277A号〕

Departmental Combined Requisition and Issue Voucher (Small) [GF 277]
部门物料申领及发放综合单(小)〔通用表格第277号〕

This issue has caused wide public concern.
这个问题已经引起了广泛关注。

This issue is becoming a matter of concern for more and more people, especially for parents and experts in education.
这一问题已被越来越多的人所关注,尤其是父母和教育专家。

amortization of bond issued expense 债券发行费摊销

bond issue 债券发行

bonus issue 发放红利股

corporate bond issued 已发行公司债券

date of issue 发行日期

Issue 发行,签发

issue a loan 发放贷款

issue at par 按票面发行

issue at the market price 按市价发行

issue of government bonds 发行公债

par issue 平价发行

issue price 发行价格

securities issue 证券发行

The key issue for higher education of the new century is to bring the students' creativity into full play.
新世纪高等教育的关键是要充分发挥学生的创造能力。

I read his article in the March issue of the magazine.
我是在这杂志的三月刊上读到他的文章的。

Here is today's issue of China Daily.
这是今天的《中国日报》。

The government issues a warning that those who won't pay income taxes will be billed.
政府发出了警告,凡不缴纳所得税的人将被罚款。

This official paper is issued by the foreign affairs office.
这份官方文件是外事办公室签发的。

A monthly magazine is issued every month.
月刊杂志每月出版一期。

The real issue is that we should use the Internet properly.
问题的关键是我们必须正确使用因特网。

The Vietnam War was an important issue in the United States for many years.
许多年中,越南战争在美国是一个重要话题。

I read that article in the most recent issue of Foreign Literature.
我在最近一期《外国文学》上读到了那篇文章。

The current issue of Time magazine contains a report on original natives in Australia.
最近一期《时代》杂志刊登了一篇有关澳大利亚原始土著人的报导。

The government issues money and stamps. 政府发行货币和邮票。

This official paper is issued by the foreign affairs office.
这份正式文件是由外事办签发的。

This magazine is issued every week.
这个杂志是周刊。

The 1980s brought an awareness of housing issue.
20世纪80年代,人们意识到了(必须解决)住房问题。

The bank has approached the issue in a practical way.
银行方面以务实的方式解决了这个问题。

The troublesome issue of the boundary conflict is sure to remain a problem.
边境冲突这个讨厌的事情始终是个问题。

For most of the post-1945 era, defense was not a highly important political issue.
1945年以后的大部分时期, 防卫不是一个突出的政治问题。

Media attention has shifted recently onto environmental issues.
最近媒体的注意力已经转向了环境问题。

I was all geared up to have an argument over this issue with her.
我已作好了与她辩论这个问题的准备。

The Department of Transport has issued a press release about the proposals for the new motorway.
交通部发表了关于建造新公路的建议的新闻稿。

The two leaders differed on this issue.
对此问题两位领导见解不一。

He exerted considerable influence on the thinking of his students on this issue.
在这个问题上,他对学生的思想影响很大。

In the Warren Court era, voters asked the Court to pass on issues concerning the size and shape of electoral districts, partly out of desperation because no other branch of government offered relief, and partly out of hope that the Court would reexamine old decisions in this area as it had in others, looking at basic constitutional principles in the light of modern living conditions.
在Warren法庭时代,选民们要求法庭通过有关选区的大小和形状的问题,一方面因为出于绝望-没有什么其他的政府部门提供缓解的办法;一方面出于希望-法庭根据现代的生活条件来审视基本的宪法原则,像其他地区一样重新审查在这一地区的旧的规定。

你没说到点儿上。
That's not the point.
He's poor because he's lazy. (他很穷是因为他很懒。)
That's not the point. (你没说到点儿上。)
That's not the issue.
That's not what I'm talking about.

Please be aware that this is a crucial issue to us.
请了解这一点对我们至关重要。

I have to raise some issues which may be embarrassing.
我必须提出一些比较尴尬的问题。

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss possible solutions for the pending issues.
本次会议的目的就是要讨论对悬而未解的问题的可能解决办法。

Here you go 与 Here you go again:
Here you go 是指给别人东西时说:「这就是你要的」(=Here is what you want);有时也表示同意对方的意见(= you are right);有时又与 there you go 互用。
* The cashier said, “Here you go!”when she gave me the change. (当收款员找我零钱时,她说:「这就是!」)
但是 Here you(或 we)go again 意思是「你又旧事重提了」,表示对一件事情多次重复的厌烦。(feel annoyed when something is repeated over and over again)。
* When he brought up the same issue to me, I said, “Here you go again!”(当他向我提出同样的问题时,我说:「又是老话题了!」)
至於“Here goes”又是指说话者开始做某事时说:「开始了」。例如:
*“Here goes!”, shouted the racer as he started running.(当赛跑者开始跑步时,喊著「我就开始了!」)

Stay tuned!
这多半是指播音员在收音机或电视上所说的。意思是:「稍等一下,下面还有」(Stay where you are in the same channel),但也可以表示对一件事情的继续讨论 (to keep continuing the same issue)。(tuned是形容词,原意是调好电台或电视)
Stay tuned, there will be more on this subject tomorrow.(稍等,这个问题明天再谈。)
Stay tuned 的等候时间,可长可短,要看情况而定。
然而 "wait a moment" 通常是指 immediately,时间较短。
Stay tuned(或 wait a moment)I will be right back.(指马上回来)
但是:
We have to stay tuned regarding the name change of our school.(我们必须等待校名的变更)(等待时间较长)

Please be aware that this is a crucial issue to us.
请了解这一点对我们至关重要。

I have to raise some issues which may be embarrassing.
我必须提出一些比较尴尬的问题。

bleeding heart老好人
The liberal candidate was accused by his conservation opponent of being a bleeding heart on welfare issues.
自由派候选人在福利问题上被保守派对手斥为老好人。

at issue 争论中

- sit on the fence 保持中立
Who would you vote for ? You bet I won't vote for him. He likes sitting on the fence on important issues.

- break ranks with someone 与……分道扬镳
反义词为:close ranks with someone
People within one party gradually had conflicts on some political issues. Some of them decided to break ranks with others and set up a new party.

- side with someone 与某人站在一起,支持某人
I'm your friend, but I'm afraid I won't side with you on that issue.

We have arranged with our bankers to issue an L/C in your favour.
我们已和我方银行办妥向你开出信用证的手续。

Beneficiary's original signed commercial invoices at least in 8 copies issued in the name of the buyer indicating (showing/evidencing/specifying/declaration of)the merchandise, country of origin and any other relevant information.
以买方的名义开具、注明商品名称、原产国及其他有关资料,并经签署的受益人的商业发票正本至少一式八份

Bills of lading issued in the name of…
提单以……为抬头

Who issues the inspection certificate in case the quality do not confirm to the contract?
如果货物的质量与合同不符,由谁出具检验证明书呢?

The certificate will be issued by China Import and Export Commodity Inspection Bureau or by any of its branches.
检验证明书将由中国进出口商品检验局或其分支机构出具。

Our Inspection Bureau will issue a Veterinary Inspection Certificate to show that the shipment is in conformity with export standards.
商检局将出具动物检疫证明书以证明货物符合出口标准。

You'll issue a certificate of quantity and weight.
你们必须出具数量和重量证明书。

Who issues the inspection certificate in case the quality do not confirm to the contract?
如果货物的质量与合同不符,由谁出具检验证明书呢?

The certificate will be issued by China Import and Export Commodity Inspection Bureau or by any of its branches.
检验证明书将由中国进出口商品检验局或其分支机构出具。

Our Inspection Bureau will issue a Veterinary Inspection Certificate to show that the shipment is in conformity with export standards.
商检局将出具动物检疫证明书以证明货物符合出口标准。

issue; promulgate

颁布 issue; promulgate

颁发 issue; promulgate; award

发表 pronouncement; announcement; appeared; deliver; enunciable; give; issue; promulgate; address

颁布 issue; promulgate

发布 promulgation; issue; promulgate; release; issuance

安全问题 [ān quán wèn tí] /safety issue/security issue/

颁 [bān] /promulgate/send out/issue/to grant or confer/

颁布 [bān bù] /promulgate/issue/publish/

颁发 [bān fā] /issue/promulgate/award/

颁行 [bān xíng] /issue for enforcement/

本题 [běn tí] /the subject under discussion/the point at issue/

边币 [biān bì] /Border Region currency (consisting of the currency notes issued by the Border Region governments during the War of Resistance Against Japan and the War of Liberation)/

不识大体 [bù shí dà tǐ] /fail to see the larger issues/ignore the general interest/

长城卡 [cháng chéng kǎ] /Great Wall Card (credit card issued by Bank of China)/

创刊号 [chuàng kān hào] /first issue/

打 [dǎ] /beat/strike/break/mix up/build/fight/fetch/make/tie up/issue/shoot/calculate/since/from/

登 [dēng] /scale/climb/ascend/mount/go up/register/note/to publish/to issue/to record/

订票 [dìng piào] /to issue tickets/

发 [fā] /to send out/to show (one's feeling)/to issue/to develop/

发表 [fā biǎo] /to issue (a statement)/to publish/to issue/to put out/

发表声明 [fā biǎo shēng míng] /to issue a statement/to issue a declaration/

发布 [fā bù] /to release/to issue/to distribute/

发出 [fā chū] /to send out/to issue/

发行 [fā xíng] /publish/issue/

公债 [gōng zhài] /(n) government issued bonds/

关注 [guān zhù] /follow (an issue) closely/to pay close attention to/

国库券 [guó kù quàn] /(n) treasury bill issued by a goverment/

基础问题 [jī chǔ wèn tí] /basic issue/fundamental question/

架势 [jià shi ] /attitude/position (on an issue, etc)/

节外生枝 [jié wài shēng zhī] /new problems complicate an issue/deliberately create such problems/

纠纷 [jiū fēn] /dispute/issue/to dispute/

具体问题 [jù tǐ wèn tí] /concrete issue/

课题 [kè tí] /task/problem/issue/

困难 [kùn nan ] /(financial, etc.) difficulty/problem/issue/

牡丹卡 [mǔ dan kǎ] /Peony Card (credit card issued by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China)/

期 [qī] /a period of time/phase/stage/(used for issue of a periodical, courses of study)/time/term/period/to hope/

签发 [qiān fā] /(v) officially sign and issue/

散发 [sàn fā] /distribute/emit/issue/

提出 [tí chū] /to raise (an issue)/to propose/to put forward/to post (Usenet)/

围绕 [wéi rǎo] /revolve around/center on (an issue)/

问题 [wèn tí] /problem/issue/topic/

务实 [wù shí] /pragmatic/dealing with concrete issues/

小题大做 [xiǎo tí dà zuò] /make a big fuss over a minor issue/

议题 [yì tí] /topic of discussion/topic/subject/issue (under discussion)/

酝酿 [yùn niàng] /mull over (an issue)/carry on a preliminary round of exploratory discussions/

造成问题 [zào chéng wèn tí] /to create an issue/to cause a problem/

重要问题 [zhòng yào wèn tí] /an important issue/

做出 [zuò chū] /to put out/to issue/

And should one country take upon itself the role of "defending competition" on issues that affect many other nations, as in the US vs. Microsoft case?
在那些将会影响许多其他国家的事情中,如美国政府与微软公司的诉讼案,一个国家是否应该担负起“保护竞争”的责任呢?

At the same time, the American Law Institute — a group of judges, lawyers, and academics whose recommendations carry substantial weight — issued new guidelines for tort law stating that companies need not warn customers of obvious dangers or bombard them with a lengthy list of possible ones.
与此同时,美国法学会——该学会由一群举足轻重的法官、律师、学者所组成——签署了新的民事侵害法纲要,宣布公司不必警示顾客那些显而易见的危险,或者给顾客列出一份冗长的可能造成的危险的清单。

Shapiro and most members favored an appeal for such legislation, but in a phone interview, he said this issue was still "up in the air."
夏皮罗和大多数委员赞成将此立法,但在电话采访中,他透露这一议题仍“悬而未决”。

"Is this what you intended to accomplish with your careers?" Senator Robert Dole asked Time Warner executives last week.
"You have sold your souls, but must you corrupt our nation and threaten our children as well?"
At Time Warner, however, such questions are simply the latest manifestation of the soul-searching that has involved the company ever since the company was born in 1990.
It's a self-examination that has, at various times, involved issues of responsibility, creative freedom and the corporate bottom line.
参议员罗伯特·多尔上星期质问时代华纳公司高级人员时说:“难道这就是你们要成就的事业吗?你们已经出卖了自己的灵魂,难道你们还非要腐化我们的国家,威胁我们的孩子不成?”不过,对于成立于1990年的时代华纳公司而言,
这样的质问仅仅只是公司自我反思的最新表白,是在不同时期涉及责任、创作自由和公司底线问题的自我反省。

One hundred and thirteen million Americans have at least one bank-issued credit card.
1.3亿美国人的手中至少持有一家银行发行的信用卡。

{adj: at issue, in dispute, in hand, in question, under consideration} now in consideration or under discussion
"regarding the matter in hand"

{adj: back} of an earlier date
"back issues of the magazine"

{adj: burning} of immediate import
"burning issues of the day"

{adj: capable, open, subject} possibly accepting or permitting
"a passage capable of misinterpretation"
"open to interpretation"
"an issue open to question"
"the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation"

{adj: cathedral} relating to or containing or issuing from a bishop's office or throne
"a cathedral church"

{adj: charged} capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy
"the highly charged issue of abortion"

{adj: cloudy, nebulose, nebulous} lacking definite form or limits
"gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore
"nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"

{adj: conscious} (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something
"few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance"
"conscious of having succeeded"
"the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load"- Thomas Hardy

{adj: consequential, eventful} having important issues or results
"the year's only really consequential legislation"
"an eventful decision"

{adj: considerable} large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree
"a considerable quantity"
"the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign"
"went to considerable trouble for us"
"spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"
<-> inconsiderable

{adj: controversial} marked by or capable of arousing controversy
"the issue of the death penalty is highly controversial"
"Rushdie's controversial book"
"a controversial decision on affirmative action"
<-> uncontroversial

{adj: cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wide} of worldwide scope or applicability
"an issue of cosmopolitan import"
"the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley
"universal experience"

{adj: crucial, important} of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
"a crucial moment in his career"
"a crucial election"
"a crucial issue for women"
<-> noncrucial

{adj: dead} no longer having force or relevance
"a dead issue"

{adj: different} distinctly separate from the first
"that's another (or different) issue altogether"

{adj: different} unlike in nature or quality or form or degree
"took different approaches to the problem"
"came to a different conclusion"
"different parts of the country"
"on different sides of the issue"
"this meeting was different from the earlier one"
<-> same

{adj: domestic} of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
"domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"
<-> foreign

{adj: driven, impelled} urged or forced to action through moral pressure
"felt impelled to take a stand against the issue"

{adj: explosive, volatile} liable to lead to sudden change or violence
"an explosive issue"
"a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"

{adj: extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal} not pertinent to the matter under consideration
"an issue extraneous to the debate"
"the price was immaterial"
"mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"

{adj: farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsighted} planning prudently for the future
"large goals that required farsighted policies"
"took a long view of the geopolitical issues"

{adj: germane, related} having close kinship and appropriateness
"he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue"

{adj: gingerly} with extreme care or delicacy
"they proceeded with gingerly footwork over the jagged stones"
"the issue was handled only in a gingerly way"- W.S.White

{adj: ignorant, nescient, unenlightened, unlearned, unlettered} uneducated in general; lacking knowledge or sophistication
"an ignorant man"
"nescient of contemporary literature"
"an unlearned group incapable of understanding complex issues"
"exhibiting contempt for his unlettered companions"

{adj: impolitic} not politic
"an impolitic approach to a sensitive issue"
<-> politic

{adj: inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden} serving to set in motion
"the magazine's inaugural issue"
"the initiative phase in the negotiations"
"an initiatory step toward a treaty"
"his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"
"the liner's maiden voyage"

{adj: intractable} not tractable; difficult to manage or mold
"an intractable disposition"
"intractable pain"
"the most intractable issue of our era"
"intractable metal"
<-> tractable

{adj: irrelevant} having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
"an irrelevant comment"
"irrelevant allegations"
<-> relevant

{adj: judicable} capable of being judged or decided
"judicable issues"

{adj: late, recent} of the immediate past or just previous to the present time
"a late development"
"their late quarrel"
"his recent trip to Africa"
"in recent months"
"a recent issue of the journal"

{adj: live} of current relevance
"a live issue"
"still a live option"

{adj: material} directly relevant to a matter especially a law case
"his support made a material difference"
"evidence material to the issue at hand"
"facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"
"a material witness"
<-> immaterial

{adj: militarized, militarised} issued military arms

{adj: modified} changed in form or character
"their modified stand made the issue more acceptable"
"the performance of the modified aircraft was much improved"
<-> unmodified

{adj: peripheral} related to the key issue but not of central importance
"a peripheral interest"
"energy is far from a peripheral issue in the economy"
"peripheral issues"

{adj: radial} issuing in rays from a common center; relating to rays of light
"radial heat"

{adj: red-hot, sizzling} characterized by intense emotion or interest or excitement
"a red-hot speech"
"sizzling political issues"

{adj: relevant} having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
"the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"
<-> irrelevant

{adj: royal} of or relating to or indicative of or issued or performed by a king or queen or other monarch
"the royal party"
"the royal crest"
"by royal decree"
"a royal visit"

{adj: running} (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
"as mountain stream with freely running water"
"hovels without running water"
<-> standing

{adj: secondary} being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate
"the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"
"a secondary source"
"a secondary issue"
"secondary streams"
<-> primary

{adj: separate} independent; not united or joint
"a problem consisting of two separate issues"
"they went their separate ways"
"formed a separate church"
<-> joint

{adj: uncertain} not certain to occur; not inevitable
"everything is uncertain about the army"
"the issue is uncertain"
<-> certain

{adj: unsettled} still in doubt
"an unsettled issue"
"an unsettled state of mind"
<-> settled

{adj: up-to-date} reflecting the latest information or changes
"an up-to-date issue of the magazine"

{adj: vexed} causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution; much disputed
"the vexed issue of priorities"
"we live in vexed and troubled times"

{adj: wildcat} outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business practices
"wildcat currency issued by irresponsible banks"
"wildcat stock speculation"
"a wildcat airline"
"wildcat life insurance schemes"

{adv: afield} off the subject; beyond the point at issue
"such digressions can lead us too far afield"

{adv: here} at this time; now
"we'll adjourn here for lunch and discuss the remaining issues this afternoon"

{adv: per annum, p.a., per year, each year, annually} by the year; every year (usually with reference to a sum of money paid or received)
"he earned $100,000 per annum"
"we issue six volumes per annum"

{adv: squarely, foursquare, straightforwardly} with firmness and conviction; without compromise
"he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers
"dealt straightforwardly with all issues"

{n: Bureau of Intelligence and Research, INR} an agency that is the primary source in the State Department for interpretive analyses of global developments and focal point for policy issues and activities of the Intelligence Community

{n: C-ration} a canned field ration issued by the United States army

{n: Continental Congress} the legislative assembly composed of delegates from the rebel colonies who met during and after the American Revolution; they issued the Declaration of Independence and framed Articles of Confederation

{n: Dreyfus, Alfred Dreyfus} French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935)

{n: Fourth Lateran Council} the Lateran Council in 1215 was the most important council of the Middle Ages; issued a creed against Albigensianism, published reformatory decrees, promulgated the doctrine of transubstantiation, and clarified church doctrine on the Trinity and Incarnation

{n: International Wanted Notice, Red Notice} an Interpol notice describing a wanted person and asking that he or she be arrested with a view to extradition; a wanted notice that is issued by Interpol at the request of an Interpol member country and distributed to all member countries
"an Interpol Red Notice is the closest instrument to an international arrest warrant in use today"

{n: K ration} a small package of emergency rations; issued to United States troops in World War II

{n: National Reconnaissance Office, NRO} an intelligence agency in the United States Department of Defense that designs and builds and operates space reconnaissance systems to detect trouble spots worldwide and to monitor arms control agreements and environmental issues and to help plan military operations

{n: Presidential Directive} a directive issued by the President of the United States; usually addressed to all heads of departments and agencies

{n: Rushdie, Salman Rushdie, Ahmed Salman Rushdie} British writer of novels who was born in India; one of his novels is regarded as blasphemous by Muslims and a fatwa was issued condemning him to death (born in 1947)

{n: Treasury note} securities with maturities of 1 to 10 years; sold for cash or in exchange for maturing issues or at auction

{n: acquirer} the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card

{n: action} an act by a government body or supranational organization
"recent federal action undermined the segregationist position"
"the United Nations must have the power to propose and organize action without being hobbled by irrelevant issues"
"the Union action of emancipating Southern slaves"

{n: album, record album} one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audio tape and compact disc

{n: arbiter, arbitrator} someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

{n: assize} an ancient writ issued by a court of assize to the sheriff for the recovery of property

{n: authority, authorization, authorisation, potency, dominance, say-so} the power or right to give orders or make decisions
"he has the authority to issue warrants"
"deputies are given authorization to make arrests"
"a place of potency in the state"

{n: authority} (usually plural) persons who exercise (administrative) control over others
"the authorities have issued a curfew"

{n: backgrounder} a press conference or interview in which a government official explains to reporters the background of an action or policy
"the secretary gave us a backgrounder on public health issues"

{n: bad check, bad cheque} a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds
"issuing a bad check is a form of larceny"

{n: bank card} a credit card issued by a bank

{n: banking} engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.

{n: bearing} relevant relation or interconnection
"those issues have no bearing on our situation"

{n: bias, prejudice, preconception} a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation

{n: bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback} a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
"he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"

{n: bimonthly} a periodical that is published twice a month or every two months (either 24 or 6 issues per year)

{n: biweekly} a periodical that is published twice a week or every two weeks (either 104 or 26 issues per year)

{n: blue ribbon commission, blue ribbon committee} an independent and exclusive commission of nonpartisan statesmen and experts formed to investigate some important governmental issue

{n: bond issue} bonds sold by a corporation or government agency at a particular time and identifiable by date of maturity

{n: bond rating} an evaluation by a rating company of the probability that a particular bond issue will default
"bonds of the highest quality are said to have bond ratings of AAA"

{n: bond, bond certificate} a certificate of debt (usually interest-bearing or discounted) that is issued by a government or corporation in order to raise money; the issuer is required to pay a fixed sum annually until maturity and then a fixed sum to repay the principal

{n: bondholder} a holder of bonds issued by a government or corporation

{n: bull, papal bull} a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

{n: bulletin} a brief report (especially an official statement issued for immediate publication or broadcast)

{n: buzz} a confusion of activity and gossip
"the buzz of excitement was so great that a formal denial was issued"

{n: cachet, lettre de cachet} a warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal

{n: cashier's check, treasurer's check, cashier's cheque, treasurer's cheque} a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person)
"cashier's checks are as good as cash"

{n: central bank} a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government

{n: certificate of deposit, CD} a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest

{n: certified check, certified cheque} a check containing certification that the person who issued the check has sufficient funds on deposit to cover payment

{n: certiorari, writ of certiorari} a common law writ issued by a superior court to one of inferior jurisdiction demanding the record of a particular case


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