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English definition of “proffer”

proffer

verb [T]     /ˈprɒf.ər/ US  /ˈprɑː.fɚ/ formal
to offer something by holding it out, or to offer advice or an opinion : He shook the warmly proffered hand . I didn't think it wise to proffer an opinion .Giving, providing and supplying
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