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government-issue

Translation of government-issue in Spanish:

adjective

  • (especially American English)
    de dotación estatal
    (stock/bonds)
    del Estado
    del Tesoro
    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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