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English Dictionary: proposal by the DICT Development Group
2 results for proposal
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
  2. an offer of marriage
    Synonym(s): marriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposal
  3. the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal"
    Synonym(s): proposal, proposition
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Proposal \Pro*pos"al\, n. [From {Propose}.]
      1. That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or
            acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions
            proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of
            peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make
            proposals of marriage. [bd]To put forth proposals for a
            book.[b8] --Macaulay.
      2. (Law) The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an
            intended business transaction, which, with acceptance,
            constitutes a contract.
      Syn: Proffer; tender; overture. See {Proposition}.
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