join issue

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join issue

To claim or describe something as the reason for a legal action. You need to join issue if you want us to pursue this in court.
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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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Besides being the leading sire of puppy open winners this year, he has also been represented in top level all-aged contests by Arc victor Fat Boy Slim and Pall Mall third Salvatores Boy, while Ryefield Snowy joins issue with the former in Saturday's Scottish Derby.
The group joins issues sooner, gets them front and center and allows states to work together.