proposal

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noun pro·pos·al \prə-ˈpō-zəl\

Definition of proposal

  1. 1 :  an act of putting forward or stating something for consideration

  2. 2a :  something proposed :  suggestionb :  offer; specifically :  an offer of marriage

Examples of proposal in a sentence

  1. Everyone thought the proposal made sense.

  2. The committee is reviewing the proposal for the new restaurant.

  3. They put forth a proposal to sell the company.

  4. These problems have led to the proposal of a new law.

Circa 1629

First Known Use of proposal

circa 1629


PROPOSAL Defined for English Language Learners

proposal

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noun pro·pos·al \prə-ˈpō-zəl\

Definition of proposal for English Language Learners

  • : something (such as a plan or suggestion) that is presented to a person or group of people to consider

  • : the act of presenting a plan, suggestion, etc., to a person or group of people

  • : the act of asking someone to marry you


PROPOSAL Defined for Kids

proposal

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noun pro·pos·al \prə-ˈpō-zəl\

Definition of proposal for Students

  1. 1 :  an act of stating or putting forward something for consideration Problems led to the proposal of a new law.

  2. 2 :  something suggested :  plan

  3. 3 :  an offer of marriage



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