Definition of government-issue in English:

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government-issue

Pronunciation: /ˈɡəvərməntˌiSH(y)o͞o/

adjective

(Of equipment) provided by the government.
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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Syllabification: gov·ern·ment-is·sue

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