One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Under discussion; in dispute.‘the point at issue is quality’
in question, in disputeView synonyms
- ‘Indeed, beyond the conventional list of individual human rights something new was at issue.’
- ‘The question at issue, then, is whether the judicial function has any role to fulfill in evaluating the process.’
- ‘Never exclude anyone from voicing a perspective on the question at issue.’
- ‘Less clearly stated but equally at issue is the right to set the level of profit.’
- ‘What is also at issue is the service being provided in supplying the morning-after pill in the first place.’
- ‘But this comparative element is too close to the question at issue: whether inequality is bad.’
- ‘Mr Coffey later said if the material at issue was discussed it could imperil a future trial.’
- ‘Also at issue are the lack of adequate fire escapes and fire separation in the crawl space.’
- ‘What appears to be at issue is whether fostering critical thought is done in a partisan manner.’
- ‘The real question at issue was the pace at which gradual democratization should proceed.’
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