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English noun: proposal

1. proposal (communication) something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

Broader (hypernym)content, message, subject matter, substance

Narrower (hyponym)advice, counterproposal, hypothesis, introduction, motion, proffer, proposition, question, re-introduction, suggestion

2. proposal (communication) an offer of marriage

Synonymsmarriage offer, marriage proposal, proposal of marriage

Broader (hypernym)offer, offering

Narrower (hyponym)question

3. proposal (communication) the act of making a proposal

SamplesThey listened to her proposal.


Broader (hypernym)speech act

Narrower (hyponym)presentation

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