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join issue

1. To enter into controversy.
2. Law To submit an issue for decision.
See also: issue, join
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She did run a nice race though, making headway from mid-division in a race run at an even pace to join issue turning in.
The ruling Congress is the only party to join issue with the commission on this point and has threatened to make the code statutory so that the violation is dragged to law courts instead of the Election Commission where the action is immediate and the complaint is attended to forthwith.
The Congress also refused to join issue with Janata Party Subramaniam Swamy.
COURT'S OPINION: The Supreme Court of New York, Erie County, held that the defendant psychiatrists' motions for summary judgment had to be denied since the they failed to present the requisite expert medical testimony to join issue with the expert medical witness testimony presented by the decedent's estate.
She was dropped out at the rear of the seven-strong stands side group as the field fanned into two before sprinting out of the dip to join issue with Jacqueline Quest.
Turning for home in the pounds 70,000 contest, Darkness looked a lost cause as he was last of the five runners and being vigorously ridden as Zabenzand BewleysBerrymade the best of their wayhome But Darkness made stealthy progress after the second-last to join issue at the final obstacle and pull three lengths clear of Zabenz, who held Bewleys Berry by a head for second.
However, his job had been done and along came Nayef on the bridle to join issue with Moon Ballad.
Brennan forced Moscow Chancer in front at the last but his mount soon began to idle and Muldoon's Picnic came back to join issue on the line.