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pro·pos·al

 (prə-pō′zəl)
n.
1. The act of proposing.
2. A plan that is proposed.
3. An offer of marriage.

proposal

(prəˈpəʊzəl)
n
1. the act of proposing
2. something proposed, as a plan
3. an offer, esp of marriage

pro•pos•al

(prəˈpoʊ zəl)

n.
1. the act of offering or suggesting something for acceptance, adoption, or performance.
2. a plan or scheme proposed.
3. an offer of marriage.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proposal - something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)proposal - something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
advice - a proposal for an appropriate course of action
counterproposal - a proposal offered as an alternative to an earlier proposal
hypothesis - a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations
proffer, proposition, suggestion - a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"
introduction - a new proposal; "they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"
re-introduction - a proposal of something previously rejected; "they avoided a re-introduction of the old terminology"
motion, question - a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote; "he made a motion to adjourn"; "she called for the question"
2.proposal - an offer of marriageproposal - an offer of marriage      
question - an informal reference to a marriage proposal; "he was ready to pop the question"
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
3.proposal - the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal"
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
presentation - the act of presenting a proposal

proposal

noun suggestion, plan, programme, scheme, offer, terms, design, project, bid, motion, recommendation, tender, presentation, proposition, overture the government's proposals to abolish free health care

proposal

noun
1. Something that is put forward for consideration:
2. Something offered:
Translations
إقْتِراح، عَرْضعَرْضعَرض بالزَّواجعَرْض، إقْتِراح
návrhnabídkanabídka k sňatku
forslagfrieriægteskabstilbud
ehdotusesityskosinta
prijedlog
házassági ajánlatindítványozás
bónorîtillögur
提案
제안
propunere
ponuka na sobáš
predlogsnubitev
förslag
ข้อเสนอ
öneriteklifevlenme teklif etmeevlenme teklifi
đề xuất

proposal

[prəˈpəʊzl] N
1. (= offer, suggestion) (gen) → propuesta f, proposición f; (= written submission) → propuesta f
they have rejected the latest peace proposalhan rechazado la última propuesta de paz
to make sb an indecent proposalhacer una proposición deshonesta a algn
let me make a proposalpermítame hacer una propuesta or proposición
I made the proposal that we should adjourn the meetingpropuse que levantásemos la sesión
to put forward a proposalpresentar una propuesta
an advert asking for writers to submit proposals for a new TV seriesun anuncio pidiendo a los escritores que mandaran propuestas para una nueva serie televisiva
2. (also proposal of marriage) → proposición f de matrimonio, propuesta f de matrimonio

proposal

[prəˈpəʊzəl] n
(= plan) → proposition m
(= offer of marriage) → demande f en mariage
proposal of marriage → demande f en mariage
to accept a proposal of marriage → accepter une demande en mariage

proposal

n
Vorschlag m(on, about zu); (= proposal of marriage)(Heirats)antrag m; to make somebody a proposaljdm einen Vorschlag/(Heirats)antrag machen
(= act of proposing) (of toast)Ausbringen nt; (of motion)Einbringen nt; his proposal of this plan surprised his colleaguesdass er den Vorschlag zu diesem Plan machte, überraschte seine Kollegen; his proposal of John as chairman was expecteddass er John zum Vorsitzenden vorschlägt, war erwartet worden

proposal

[prəˈpəʊzl] n (offer) → offerta, proposta; (of marriage) → proposta di matrimonio; (suggestion) proposal (for sth/to do sth)proposta (di qc/di fare qc); (plan) → progetto, proposta

propose

(prəˈpəuz) verb
1. to offer for consideration; to suggest. I proposed my friend for the job; Who proposed this scheme?
2. to intend. He proposes to build a new house.
3. to make an offer of marriage. He proposed (to me) last night and I accepted him.
proˈposal noun
1. something proposed or suggested; a plan. proposals for peace.
2. an offer of marriage. She received three proposals.
3. the act of proposing.

proposal

عَرْض návrh forslag Vorschlag πρόταση propuesta ehdotus proposition prijedlog proposta 提案 제안 voorstel forslag propozycja proposta предложение förslag ข้อเสนอ öneri đề xuất 提议
References in classic literature ?
As soon as Mr Allworthy returned home, he took Mr Blifil apart, and after some preface, communicated to him the proposal which had been made by Mr Western, and at the same time informed him how agreeable this match would be to himself.
Louisa, my dear, you are the subject of a proposal of marriage that has been made to me.
Some said this, and some said that; but at last a young mouse got up and said he had a proposal to make, which he thought would meet the case.
That, with the view just mentioned, this Association has taken into its serious consideration a proposal, emanating from the aforesaid, Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
So thunderstruck was I with the proposal that I could only burst into tears.
In this emergency, the passenger in the wrecked vessel (whose life Dermody had saved) came forward with a proposal which took father and daughter alike by surprise.
I stood out against it with all my might, was rather for scuttling the boat and perishing together among the sharks that followed us; but when Helmar said that if his proposal was accepted we should have drink, the sailor came round to him.
His proposal of marriage being accepted by the lady, the commissary took his seat behind the proprieties with great decorum, and Mrs General drove until the commissary died.
But they all rejected the proposal, and said they would have nothing to do with me any more; and if I came on board they would all go on shore.
Whether such an incident ever really occurred as the visit of Crito and the proposal of escape is uncertain: Plato could easily have invented far more than that (Phaedr.
As soon as Bonaparte (who was at Schonbrunn, sixteen miles from Hollabrunn) received Murat's dispatch with the proposal of a truce and a capitulation, he detected a ruse and wrote the following letter to Murat:
The executioner also readily acquiesced in the proposal, making only one condition, -- that of being paid in advance.