issue (something) as (something)

issue (something) as (something)

To release something to the public as some particular thing or in a certain format. The band had so much material that they ended up issuing it as a double-album.
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issue something as something

to release or send out something as something. They issued this month's magazine as a special double issue. The publisher issued this month's magazine as the very last one.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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