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proposal

noun
     
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pro‧pos‧al S3 W1 [countable]
1 a plan or suggestion which is made formally to an official person or group, or the act of making it [↪ propose]
proposal for
the government's proposals for regulation of the industry
proposal to do something
The committee put forward a proposal to reduce the time limit.
approve/reject a proposal
The French government has approved proposals for a new waste law.
The original proposals were changed after over 500 objections were lodged.
proposal that
proposals that the President should be directly elected
2SSF when you ask someone to marry you
marriage proposal/proposal of marriage
She politely declined his proposal of marriage.

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