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proposition

noun [C]     /ˌprɒp.əˈzɪʃ.ən/ US  /ˌprɑː.pə-/
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.Suggestions and proposals an idea or opinion: They were debating the proposition that 'All people are created equal'.Opinions, beliefs and points of viewIdeas, concepts and theories
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