Definition Proposal

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a proposal: an offer, a suggestion, a plan
His proposal of a three-day weekend was rejected immediately.
a marriage proposal an offer or request to marry someone

a counter-proposal: a proposal offered as an alternative to an earlier suggestion

to propose: to suggest, to put forward, to present, to submit
to propose a toast to suggest that everyone drink to something or someone

Pronunciation examples
UK: She received three marriage proposals last week.
US: My proposal for saving energy at work was rejected.


  • "While the print media has indeed been critical of your company recently, we propose focusing on Delavigne's Internet presence to shift the narrative from tabloid gossip to the high quality profiles and experience of your staff."
  • "Proposed LockedIn profile"
  • "Jean : In fact, I have a different proposal to."
  • "So would you like to discuss your espresso machine proposal?"
  • "-no more marriage proposals written on cafeteria napkins!"
  • "In lieu of this pointless, frivolous expenditure, I propose a boring meeting at the office at 8.15 am."
  • "Susie : What kind of proposal?"
  • "
    Susie: Other messages like marriage proposals, wire transfers from Nigerian princes, and absolutely all mails from Philip Cheeter, I mark as SPAM or delete immediately.
  • "propose you."
  • "Proposes buying price of $7.9 per unit"

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