propositus

noun
pro·​pos·​i·​tus | \ prō-ˈpä-zə-təs How to pronounce propositus (audio) \
plural propositi\ prō-​ˈpä-​zə-​ˌtī How to pronounce propositi (audio) \

Definition of propositus

: the person immediately concerned : subject

First Known Use of propositus

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for propositus

New Latin, from Latin, past participle of proponere

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“Propositus.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propositi?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=p&file=propos07. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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propositus

noun
pro·​pos·​i·​tus | \ prō-ˈpäz-ət-əs How to pronounce propositus (audio) \
plural propositi\ -​ə-​ˌtī How to pronounce propositi (audio) \

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