Meaning of “on the table” in the English Dictionary

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"on the table" in British English

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on the table

If a plan or suggestion has been put/laid on the table, it has been made available for people to hear, read, or discuss.

(Definition of “on the table” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"on the table" in American English

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on the table

being discussed or considered:

There are several important issues on the table.

(Definition of “on the table” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)