Definition Of proposal


a plan or suggestion, especially a formal or written one, put forward for consideration or discussion by others.

a set of proposals for a major new high-speed rail link

an offer of marriage.

After all, convicted murderers always get more marriage proposals than other men.

Example Of proposal

  • A woman scorned, she refused to help him and turned down his marriage proposal .

  • A young girl in an evangelically strict household receives a proposal of marriage from a young man.

  • An action group today pledged to halt proposals for a new community centre outside its village.

  • He said if the junction plan became a formal proposal he would contact residents and organise a campaign.

  • He wrote a formal proposal , but lost it down the back of a radiator.

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