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Entry Word: issue
Function: noun
Text: 1 a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause <one of the issues of the Civil War was the resolution to the question of states' rights> -- see EFFECT 1
2 a place or means of going out <since the lake is the issue of the polluted river, it is becoming polluted as well> -- see EXIT 1
3 the descendants of a person, animal, or plant <someone who dies without issue might have their estate turned over to the state> -- see OFFSPRING