proposer


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pro·pose

 (prə-pōz′)
v. pro·posed, pro·pos·ing, pro·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To put forward for consideration, discussion, or adoption; suggest: propose a change in the law.
2. To recommend (a person) for a position, office, or membership; nominate.
3. To offer (a toast to be drunk).
4. To make known as one's intention; purpose or intend: proposed to buy and run a farm.
v.intr.
To form or make a proposal, especially of marriage.

[Middle English proposen, from Old French proposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin prōpōnere : prō-, forth; see pro-1 + pōnere, to put; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

pro·pos′er n.
Synonyms: propose, pose1, propound, submit
These verbs mean to present something for consideration or discussion: proposes a solution; posed many questions; propound a theory; submits a plan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proposer - someone who advances a suggestion or proposal; "the suggester of this absurd strategy was a fool"
conceiver, mastermind, originator - someone who creates new things
2.proposer - (parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure, rules of order, order - a body of rules followed by an assembly
nominator - someone who proposes a candidate for appointment or election
conceiver, mastermind, originator - someone who creates new things
Translations

proposer

[prəˈpəʊzəʳ] N [of motion] → proponente mf

proposer

[prəˈpəʊzər] n (British) [motion] → auteur m

proposer

n (in debate) → Antragsteller(in) m(f); if you want to stand for the committee you’ll have to find a proposerwenn Sie sich in den Ausschuss wählen lassen wollen, müssen Sie jemanden finden, der Sie vorschlägt

proposer

[prəˈpəʊzəʳ] n (Brit) (of motion) → proponente m/f
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People in general thought him a lunatic, and blamed his Reform Club friends for having accepted a wager which betrayed the mental aberration of its proposer.
Wouldn't it have as good an effect if the proposer or seconder did that?
As, on the one hand, the form of the provision would not fulfil the intent of its proposers, so, on the other, if I apprehend that intent rightly, it would be in itself inexpedient.
The Proposer Shall Provide All Labor, Material, And Equipment Required To Perform The Service
In a 18-page verdict issued here on Wednesday, the bench declared that nomination papers of a candidate were liable to reject, if the proposer or the seconder was not from the same constituency in which the elections were being held.
OCA secretary Asirbad Behera also confirmed that his association is a ' proposer' for Srinivasan, and that three sets of proposers and seconders have been finalised.
Before making their offers, each proposer was shown a threat that supposedly came from the responder.
Further details about NASA's decision will be provided to each proposer when NASA furnishes the source selection statement to the proposers.
Complete child career plan also offers excellent risk coverage benefits to proposer (father or mother, if she is working) and child.
In the tests, a proposer could offer one of two tokens to a receiver.
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The proposal must be accompanied by (i) the name and address of the proposer and, if applicable, the name and address of each other shareholder who is to be included as a supporter of the proposal, (ii) the number of common shares of the Company owned by the proposer and, if applicable, by the supporting shareholders and (iii) the date the shares were acquired by the proposer and, if applicable, the supporting shareholders.