raise the issue

raise the issue
bring up a problem, present a problem

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • issue — [[t]ɪ̱sjuː, ɪ̱ʃuː[/t]] ♦ issues, issuing, issued 1) N COUNT: usu with supp An issue is an important subject that people are arguing about or discussing. → See also side issue Agents will raise the issue of prize money for next year s world… …   English dictionary

  • raise*/*/*/ — [reɪz] verb [T] I 1) to lift something to a higher place or position A number of children raised their hands.[/ex] He slowly raised the cup to his lips.[/ex] 2) to lift yourself from a sitting or lying position She could barely raise herself out… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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