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English definition of “propose”

propose

verb  /prəˈpoʊz/ us  

propose verb (SUGGEST)

to suggest or state (a possible plan or action) for consideration: [+ to infinitive] She proposed to keep the schools open all summer. [+ that clause] It has often been proposed that the president be elected by direct popular vote. If you propose to someone, you ask that person to marry you: [I] She felt sure he was going to propose.

propose verb (INTEND)

fml to intend to do something: [+ to infinitive] How do you propose to complete the project in such a short time?
(Definition of propose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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