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prop‧o‧si‧tion1 [countable]

1## statement

a statement that consists of a carefully considered opinion or judgment ** proposition that**

Most people accept the proposition that we have a duty to protect endangered animals.

The theory is founded on two basic propositions.

2## suggestion

an offer or suggestion, especially in business or politics :

He telephoned Stuart with a proposition.

3## law

also ** Proposition**SCL a suggested change or addition to the law of a state of the US, which citizens vote on :

Proposition 147

4## mathematics

technicalHM something that must be proved, or a question to which the answer must be found - used in geometry

Definition of proposition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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