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suggestion

noun  /səɡˈdʒes·tʃən, sə-/ us  

suggestion noun (IDEA MENTIONED)

[C/U] an idea, possible plan, or action that is mentioned for other people to consider: [C] She made some helpful suggestions on how to cut our costs. [C] They didn’t like my suggestion that we should all share the cost. [U] We’re open to suggestion (= willing to listen to other people’s ideas).

suggestion noun (SOMETHING THAT SHOWS)

[C] something that shows the existence of something but is not obvious: Police said there was no suggestion of foul play and that the death was the result of an accident.
(Definition of suggestion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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