Examples of proposal in a Sentence
Everyone thought the proposal made sense.
The committee is reviewing the proposal for the new restaurant.
They put forth a proposal to sell the company.
These problems have led to the proposal of a new law.
Recent Examples of proposal from the Web
A proposal to create another entry point to the park won a Public Space Challenge grant from the Miami Foundation.
This fall, the space agency will select a few proposals for further study, and the final selection will be made sometime in 2019.
Two weeks ago, the House approved Trump’s proposal to spend $1.6 billion on the wall.
Brooks said the commission has not yet received a relocation proposal, and Kenny Bishop, a spokesman for Gray, said Monday there are no updates in the search for a new location.
The proposal will cover differences between businesses such as a foreign supplier failing to deliver, as well as divorce and child custody issues, Davis’s office said.
NSF is reviewing proposals, due on 21 August, that would deal with a $3.5 million gap between the $13.5 million cost of operating the ship and the $10 million that NSF is willing to pay.
Proposals from two prospective buyers were received and reviewed by attorney Joe Irak, who has been handling the sale of the land for commissioners.
Abbott himself is pinning the failure of his retrograde proposals on Straus.
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First Known Use of proposal
Synonymsoffer, proffer, proposition, suggestion
Related Wordscounteroffer, counterproposal, countersuggestion; feeler, overture; motion; advancement, nomination, recommendation; bid, presentation, submission, submittal, tender; arrangement, game, ground plan, layout, line, plan, plot, project, strategy, system; conception, idea, notion, theory, thought
PROPOSAL Defined for English Language Learners
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
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