raise an issue

raise an issue
bring up an issue, present a matter for discussion; present a problem

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • raise the issue — bring up a problem, present a problem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • issue — 1 noun 1 SUBJECT/PROBLEM (C) a problem or subject that people discuss: Drugs testing of employees is a sensitive issue. | the immigration issue | raise the issue (=say that a problem should be discussed): We should raise the issue of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise — To create; to infer; to create or bring to light by construction or interpretation. To cause or procure to be produced, bred or propagated. To bring together; to get together or obtain for use or service; to gather; to collect; to levy, as to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • issue — is|sue1 [ˈıʃu:, ˈısju: US ˈıʃu:] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(subject/problem)¦ 2¦(magazine)¦ 3 take issue with somebody/something 4 make an issue (out) of something 5 have issues (with somebody/something) 6 at issue 7¦(act of giving something)¦ 8¦(set of things …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • issue — I n. number of a journal 1) to bring out, publish an issue 2) a back; current issue 3) an issue comes out, is published question 4) to bring up, raise an issue 5) to address; face; straddle an issue 6) to settle an issue 7) a burning; collateral …   Combinatory dictionary

  • issue */*/*/ — I UK [ˈɪʃuː] / UK [ˈɪsjuː] / US [ˈɪʃu] noun Word forms issue : singular issue plural issues 1) a) [countable] a subject that people discuss or argue about, especially relating to society, politics etc It s a website devoted to environmental… …   English dictionary

  • raise — raise1 W1S2 [reız] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move higher)¦ 2¦(increase)¦ 3¦(collect money)¦ 4¦(improve)¦ 5¦(start a subject)¦ 6¦(cause a reaction)¦ 7¦(move eyes or face)¦ 8¦(move upright)¦ 9¦(children)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise — raise1 [ reız ] verb transitive *** ▸ 1 put in higher position ▸ 2 increase ▸ 3 take care of children ▸ 4 collect money ▸ 5 mention something ▸ 6 cause feelings/reactions ▸ 7 farm animals/crops ▸ 8 build something ▸ 9 wake someone ▸ 10 in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • raise — I UK [reɪz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms raise : present tense I/you/we/they raise he/she/it raises present participle raising past tense raised past participle raised *** 1) to put something in a higher place or position He could hardly… …   English dictionary

  • raise — I. verb (raised; raising) Etymology: Middle English reisen, raisen, from Old Norse reisa more at rear Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to cause or help to rise to a standing position 2. a. awaken, arouse …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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