proposal

  • 1 proposal — pro‧pos‧al [prəˈpəʊzl ǁ ˈpoʊ ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] a plan or idea which is suggested formally to an official person, or when this is done: • The President is facing a battle to get Congress to accept his budget proposals. • I made a …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 proposal — proposal, proposition denote something which is proposed to another for consideration. Proposal usually carries a clear suggestion of the act of proposing; thus, one receives a proposal, or entertains a proposal, or listens to a proposal. It also …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 proposal — An offer to creditors to settle one s debts under other than the existing terms (Ontario Bankruptcy Dictionary) Under the Bankruptcy and insolvency Act there are two types of proposals that can be made. A proposal filed under Division I, which is …

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  • 4 Proposal 2 — may refer to any of several ballot initiatives in different states. In states where proposal numbers are reset each year, Proposal 2 may refer to a new initiative unrelated to previous Proposals 2.* In Michigan, ** in 2006, Proposal 2 was the… …

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  • 5 Proposal — ist Teil folgender Begriffe oder Titel folgender Werke: Ein unmoralisches Angebot (Originaltitel: Indecent Proposal), US amerikanischer Spielfilm aus dem Jahr 1993 A Modest Proposal : For Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland… …

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  • 6 Proposal — may refer to:* Proposal (business) * Proposal of marriage * Proposals (play), a play by Neil Simon * The Proposal , an episode from The O.C. television show …

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  • 7 proposal — [prə pōz′əl] n. 1. the act of proposing 2. a plan, action, etc. proposed 3. an offer of marriage SYN. PROPOSAL refers to a plan, offer, etc. presented for acceptance or rejection [the proposal for a decrease in taxes was approved ]; PROPOSITION,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 proposal — I (report) noun analysis, appraisal, commentary, critical analysis, examination, in depth analysis, plan, summary, writing II (suggestion) noun design, draft, exhortation, idea, measure, motion, offer, overture, plan, possibility, presentation,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 proposal — 1650s, from PROPOSE (Cf. propose) + AL (Cf. al) (2); sense of offer of marriage is from 1749 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 proposal — [n] suggestion, presentation for action angle, bid, big idea*, brain child*, design, feeler*, game plan*, idea, layout, motion, offer, outline, overture, pass, picture, pitch, plan, proffer, program, project, proposition, recommendation, scenario …

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  • 12 proposal — ► NOUN 1) a plan or suggestion. 2) the action of proposing something. 3) an offer of marriage …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 proposal — n. 1) to make, present, put forth, put forward a proposal 2) to accept, adopt a proposal 3) to consider, entertain; receive a proposal 4) to kill (colloq.), reject, turn down a proposal 5) a concrete proposal 6) a proposal falls through 7) a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 proposal — noun 1 plan ADJECTIVE ▪ concrete ▪ detailed ▪ draft ▪ Under the draft proposals, the Commission will be significantly strengthened. ▪ controversial …

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  • 15 proposal — pro|pos|al W1S3 [prəˈpəuzəl US ˈpou ] n 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 sth… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 proposal */*/*/ — UK [prəˈpəʊz(ə)l] / US [prəˈpoʊz(ə)l] noun Word forms proposal : singular proposal plural proposals 1) a) [countable] a plan or suggestion, especially a formal one that a group has to consider proposal for: Proposals for a new constitution are… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 proposal — /preuh poh zeuhl/, n. 1. the act of offering or suggesting something for acceptance, adoption, or performance. 2. a plan or scheme proposed. 3. an offer or suggestion of marriage. [1645 55; PROPOSE + AL2] Syn. 1. recommendation. 2. suggestion,… …

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  • 18 proposal — pro|pos|al [ prə pouzl ] noun *** 1. ) count a plan or suggestion, especially a formal one that a group has to consider: Proposals for a new constitution are under discussion. a proposal to do something: the latest proposal to impose a new tax on …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 proposal — [[t]prəpo͟ʊz(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ proposals 1) N COUNT: oft N for n, N to inf A proposal is a plan or an idea, often a formal or written one, which is suggested for people to think about and decide upon. The President is to put forward new proposals for… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 proposal — noun 1 (C, U) a plan or suggestion which is made formally to an official person or group, or the act of making it: Clinton is facing a battle to get Congress to accept his budget proposals. | proposal to do sth: The proposal to build a new bypass …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English