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"proposal" in British English

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proposalnoun [C]

uk   /prəˈpəʊ.zəl/ us   /prəˈpoʊ.zəl/
B2 a suggestion, sometimes a written one: Congress has rejected the latest economic proposal put forward by the President. [+ to infinitive] There has been an angry reaction to the government's proposal to reduce unemployment benefit. Have you read Steve's proposals for the new project? [+ that] There was anger at the proposal that a UN peacekeeping force should be sent to the area.
B2 an offer of marriage

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(Definition of proposal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"proposal" in American English

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proposalnoun [C]

us   /prəˈpoʊ·zəl/
a suggestion for a possible plan or action: The president’s proposal was to tax a percentage of Social Security benefits for high-income people.
(Definition of proposal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"proposal" in Business English

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proposalnoun [C]

uk   /prəˈpəʊzəl/ us  
a formal suggestion, plan, or idea, often a written one: a proposal for sth The Senate rejected the proposal for a rise in Brazil's minimum wage.a proposal to do sth Management has made proposals to cap overtime.make/put forward/submit a proposal Nine other firms submitted proposals for the Navy complex.approve/consider/reject a proposal Investors approved the merger proposal. a budget/spending proposal a merger/project/tax proposal
INSURANCE an official document in which you give information about yourself and your property for an insurance agreement: Once you have completed the on-screen proposal form, the premium and cover details are sent to you by e-mail.
(Definition of proposal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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