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American English: /ˈɪʃu/
British English: /ˈɪʃuː/
, /ˈɪsjuː/

Translation of issue in Spanish:


  • 1 countable (subject discussed) she was trying to evade the issue
    estaba tratando de escaparse por la tangente
    estaba tratando de eludir or soslayar el problema
    to face the issue
    enfrentarse al or afrontar el problema
    let's not cloud or confuse or fog the issue
    no nos vayamos por la tangente
    no desviemos la atención del verdadero problema
    we are campaigning on the issues
    nuestra campaña se centra en los problemas que hay que resolver
    at issuethe matter at issue is …
    de lo que se trata es de …
    his probity is/is not at issue
    su probidad está/no está en tela de juicio
    they had been at issue over the matter for months
    llevaban meses discutiendo el asunto
    to join issue with somebody
    enfrentarse con alguien
    to make an issue of somethingshe has made a feminist issue of it
    lo ha convertido en una cuestión feminista
    I don't want to make an issue of it but …
    no quiero insistir demasiado sobre el tema pero …
    no quiero exagerar la importancia del asunto pero …
    to take issue with somebody/something
    discrepar or disentir de or con alguien/en or de algo
    I feel I must take issue with you on that point
    creo que debo discrepar de or con usted en ese punto [formal]
    Example sentences
    • No amount of appeals to the government for education reforms will resolve the fundamental issues at stake.
    • Deploying isolated tactical security products will not solve the complex security issues facing tomorrow's Internet community.
    • Resolving the abduction issue is an urgent matter.
  • 3 3.1 uncountable (of documents)
    (of library books) préstamo (masculine)
    (of supplies) reparto (masculine)
    the date/place/office of issue
    la fecha/el lugar/la oficina de expedición
    his trousers were regulation issue
    sus pantalones eran los reglamentarios
    Example sentences
    • However, plans for the unit sales and bond issue remain at an early stage, he added.
    • The officials hoped that this would pave the way for issue of licence by the end of the month.
    • The two most important clauses for the purposes of the preliminary issue were clauses 4 and 13.
    Example sentences
    • The findings are being published in this week's issue of the journal Nature.
    • The research appears in this week's issue of the Journal of Biochemistry.
    • In next month's issue of Vogue magazine Parker claims that she may move to Ireland permanently with her husband.
    3.2 uncountable and countable (of stamps, shares, bank notes) (before noun) issue price
    tipo (masculine) de emisión
    3.3 countable (of newspaper, magazine) July issue now on sale
    el número de julio ahora a la venta
  • 4 4.1 uncountable and countable (emergence) [formal] a copious issue of water/blood/pus
    un copioso flujo de agua/sangre/pus
    Example sentences
    • The successful issue of the great battle increased business and made the general attitude still firmer.
    4.2 (outcome, result) (no plural) the issue is still in doubt
    el desenlace es aún dudoso
    to force the issue
    presionar (para que se tome una decisión)
    I'm sorry to force the issue, but I must have an answer today
    siento tener que presionar, pero necesito la respuesta para hoy
  • 5 (progeny) [formal] (+ singular or plural verb) he died without issue
    murió sin descendencia
    Example sentences
    • Their eldest son, another Tyringham Backwell, had died without male issue in 1748.

transitive verb

  • 1 (give out)
    hacer público
    (library books)
    (bank notes/currency/stamps/shares)
    to issue something to somebodyto issue somebody with somethingthe teacher issued library cards to the pupils
    el profesor distribuyó tarjetas de lector entre los alumnos
    we can issue you with the necessary documents
    le podemos proporcionar or suministrar los documentos necesarios
    Example sentences
    • Any chance of you ever issuing the script for sale?
    • The inquest was told that leaflets and documents are published for parents, issuing warnings on cot deaths.
    • One of the most notable trends is a persistent drop in cases where no tax documents are issued for the sale of goods or services.
    Example sentences
    • I want the Prime Minister to issue a very reconciliatory statement at his next rally.
    • The real question is why any minister would need to issue such an order.
    • The work group is to prepare this regulation, which is to be approved and issued by the minister of justice.
  • 2
    also: issuing present participle

intransitive verb

  • 1 (result)to issue from something
    derivar(se) or surgir de algo [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Instead, like the earlier temple buildings, new additions were positioned to relate to the springs and the flow of the water issuing from them.
    • Spring Wood does not take its name from the season but from the many springs which issue from the highlands above the wood.
    • Eroding sand, gravel and clay, with occasional springs issuing from them, present an unstable habitat for a few plants.
    Example sentences
    • There are two sets of results issuing from the research outlined above.
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