issuance

[ish-oo-uh ns]

Origin of issuance

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65; issue + -ance
Related formspre·is·su·ance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pre-issuance

issuance

noun
  1. the act of issuing
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Word Origin and History for pre-issuance

issuance

n.

1863, American English, from issue (v.) + -ance.

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