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proffer

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something which is presented for consideration
  • a generous proffer of his baronial estate for the charity gala

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verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of proffer (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to put before another for acceptance or consideration
  • proffered his assistance in helping the two sides reach a compromise

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2 to set before the mind for consideration
  • proffered a novel solution for getting themselves out of debt

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The first known use of proffer was in the 14th century

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“Proffer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proffer. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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