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propositionnoun [C]

uk   /ˌprɒp.əˈzɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌprɑː.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/
C1 an offer or suggestion, usually in business: He wrote to me last week regarding a business proposition he thought might interest me. I've put my proposition to the company director for his consideration.
an idea or opinion: They were debating the proposition that "All people are created equal".

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propositionverb [T]

uk   /ˌprɒp.əˈzɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌprɑː.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/
to ask someone who you are not in a relationship with if they would like to have sex with you: I was propositioned by a complete stranger.
(Definition of proposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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propositionnoun [C]

us   /ˌprɑp·əˈzɪʃ·ən/
a suggestion or statement for consideration: The chairman was advised that it was a risky business proposition.
(Definition of proposition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"proposition" in Business English

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propositionnoun [C]

uk   /ˌprɒpəˈzɪʃən/ us  
an offer or suggestion about a business activity: put/make a proposition to sb I've put my proposition to the company director for his consideration.accept/back/consider a proposition I need more time to consider your proposition. The line, which has advanced high-speed InterCity trains, is considered to be a highly attractive proposition for the private sector. a risky/viable proposition a business/investment proposition a commercial/economic proposition
a statement containing an idea or opinion: The proposition that the real rate of interest will be lower in future because of lower and more stable inflation is a myth.
also Proposition LAW in the US, a suggested change to state law that is voted on by people living in that state: proposition to do sth A proposition to increase the sales tax by a quarter cent to fund parks projects passed by 33 votes.
(Definition of proposition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“proposition” in British English

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