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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.


Synonymsproposition


Broader (hypernym)speech act


Narrower (hyponym)presentation









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