at issue
phrasal 1. in a state of controversy ; in disagreement 2. (also in issue) under discussion or in dispute

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • At issue — Issue Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at issue — {adj. phr.} 1. In dispute; to be settled by debate, by vote, by battle, or by some other contest. * /His good name was at issue in the trial./ * /The independence of the United States from England was at issue in the Revolutionary War./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at issue — {adj. phr.} 1. In dispute; to be settled by debate, by vote, by battle, or by some other contest. * /His good name was at issue in the trial./ * /The independence of the United States from England was at issue in the Revolutionary War./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Issue — Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a nobleman,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Issue pea — Issue Is sue ([i^]sh [ u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue, fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from + ire to go, akin to Gr. ie nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went, used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. {Ambition}, {Count} a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • issue — See: AT ISSUE, TAKE ISSUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • issue — See: AT ISSUE, TAKE ISSUE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at stake — phrasal at issue ; in jeopardy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Issue network — Issue networks are an alliance of various interest groups and individuals who unite in order to promote a single issue in government policy. Issue networks can be either domestic or international in scope, and many are active solely within the… …   Wikipedia

  • At What Cost?, Cornell — At What Cost? was a graduate student group formed at Cornell University in August 2002 to oppose a graduate student unionization drive run by an organization called CASE/UAW that was affiliated with the United Auto Workers. The name At What Cost? …   Wikipedia

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