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be mooted

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe mootedbe mootedSUGGESTto be suggested for people to consider syn put forward The question of changing the membership rules was mooted at the last meeting. moot
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be mootedAt Luxembourg in June, the Foreign Secretary got upset when that word was mooted.Such is the Delors-led demand for uniformity that even this was mooted as a possibility.Further questions about the rights of paedophiles, transsexuals and bisexuals in relation to the centre were mooted, but full-scale debates never materialized.Paris was mooted but when Henrietta could not find her passport they eloped to Edinburgh.A 3,000 house development has been mooted for the disused airfield.Various schemes were mooted for the night, various groups drifted in and out.It was mooted the association could offer a unique police view of current problems.Once the trip was mooted, there were weeks of indecision about who would go and when.Once the trip was mooted, there were weeks of indecision about who would go.The scheme was first mooted two years ago.
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