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suggestion

noun [C or U] uk   us   /səˈdʒes.tʃən/
B1 an idea, plan, or action that is suggested or the act of suggesting it: I don't know what to wear tonight - do you have any suggestions? She made some very helpful suggestions but her boss rejected them all. [+ that] They didn't like my suggestion that we should all share the cost. I have a few favourite restaurants that I tend to go back to, but I'm always open to new suggestions (= willing to try new ones that people suggest). I went to the Park Street dentist's at Ann's suggestion (= as a result of Ann suggesting it) and I was really impressed. communication of an idea without stating it directly: the suggestion of his guilt a very small amount of something: a suggestion of an Irish accent
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in Korean 제안…
in Arabic اِقْتِراح…
in Portuguese sugestão, proposta…
in Catalan suggeriment…
in Japanese 提案, 意見…
in Italian suggerimento, proposta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提議, 建議, 暗示…
in Russian предложение, совет…
in Turkish öneri, teklif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提议, 建议, 暗示…
in Polish propozycja, sugestia…
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