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suggestion

noun
 
 
/səˈdʒestʃən/
B1 [C] an idea or plan that someone suggests: to make a suggestion Have you got any suggestions for improvements?Suggestions and proposals
a suggestion of/that sth something that makes something seem likely to be true: There's no suggestion of any connection between the two men.Suggestions and proposals
at sb's suggestion following the advice that someone has given you: We went to that restaurant at Paul's suggestion.Suggestions and proposals
Translations of “suggestion”
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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