Definition of government-issue in English:

government-issue

Syllabification: gov·ern·ment-is·sue
Pronunciation: /ˈɡəvərməntˌiSH(y)o͞o
 
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adjective

(Of equipment) provided by the government.
More example sentences
  • The relationship reaches its nadir when Francis, afraid that she is about to be shipped off to military school, shoots her father with his government issue sidearm.
  • The building was not standard government issue.
  • Everything she possessed right now was government issue.

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