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English definition of “propose”


verb (SUGGEST)   /prəˈpoʊz/
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.
(Definition of propose verb (SUGGEST) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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