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Meaning of "proposal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PROPOSAL

proposal  [prəˈpəʊzəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROPOSAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Proposal is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PROPOSAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Proposal

Proposal or The Proposal may refer to: ▪ Proposal ▪ Proposal, a proposal in logic and philosophy ▪ Proposal ▪ Proposal...

Definition of proposal in the English dictionary

The first definition of proposal in the dictionary is the act of proposing. Other definition of proposal is something proposed, as a plan. Proposal is also an offer, esp of marriage.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROPOSAL


carousal
kəˈraʊzəl
counterproposal
ˈkaʊntəprəˌpəʊzəl
deposal
dɪˈpəʊzəl
disposal
dɪˈspəʊzəl
espousal
ɪˈspaʊzəl
exposal
ɪkˈspəʊzəl
hosel
ˈhəʊzəl
housel
ˈhaʊzəl
hyperarousal
ˌhaɪpərəˈraʊzəl
losel
ˈləʊzəl
mousle
ˈmaʊzəl
nousle
ˈnaʊzəl
overarousal
ˌəʊvərəˈraʊzəl
predisposal
ˌpriːdɪsˈpəʊzəl
serosal
sɪˈrəʊzəl
spousal
ˈspaʊzəl
supposal
səˈpəʊzəl
tousle
ˈtaʊzəl
touzle
ˈtaʊzəl
transposal
trænˈspəʊzəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROPOSAL

proportionateness
proportioning
proportionless
proportionment
proportions
proposable
proposal form
propose
proposed
proposer
proposita
propositae
propositi
proposition
propositional
propositional attitude
propositional calculus
propositional function
propositionally
propositus

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROPOSAL

bomb disposal
garbage disposal
mine disposal
mucosal
neurosal
petrosal
refuse disposal
reposal
sclerosal
sewage disposal
squamosal
submucosal
thimerosal
waste disposal

Synonyms and antonyms of proposal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PROPOSAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «proposal» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of proposal

Translation of «proposal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROPOSAL

Find out the translation of proposal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of proposal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «proposal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

提议
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

propuesta
570 millions of speakers

English

proposal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रस्ताव
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَرْض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предложение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

proposta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রস্তাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

proposition
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cadangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorschlag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

提案
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

제안
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Proposal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đề xuất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திட்டம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रस्ताव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

öneri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

proposta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

propozycja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пропозиція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

propunere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρόταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorstel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förslag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forslag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of proposal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROPOSAL»

The term «proposal» is very widely used and occupies the 7.644 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROPOSAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «proposal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «proposal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about proposal

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10 QUOTES WITH «PROPOSAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word proposal.
1
Francis Alys
Formulating the proposal is about 80% of the actual time of the process. In the end, the time spent filming, editing and postproduction is a very small proportion of the total time you spend in the production of the film.
2
Bill Ayers
Beginning to dismantle the Pentagon would save $1 trillion a year - a small government proposal if ever there was one.
3
Abu Bakar Bashir
But the leaders of the OIC could not even accept Mahathir's proposal, yet they talk about respect and honour.
4
Erskine Bowles
Romney said that his tax reform proposal is 'very similar to the Simpson-Bowles plan.' How I wish it were.
5
Sean Brady
The inviolability of the seal of confession is so fundamental to the very nature of the sacrament that any proposal which undermines that inviolability is a challenge to the rights of every Catholic to freedom of religion and conscience.
6
Peter Brimelow
I think Bush's immigration proposal is treason and he should be impeached.
7
Eric Cantor
Now the proposal is yet again another $150 billion before we start to think about a freeze. But $150 billion spent on more government programs; monies being created to direct and what kind of jobs that Washington thinks ought to be created. Come on. I mean there is a government that can help, and the government can also hurt.
8
Maria Cantwell
But the fact is, it's illegal for the Administration to spend North west taxpayers' money to develop this rate hike proposal, just so it can turn around and raise their energy rates.
9
Russ Carnahan
In 2003, this House voted to kill a Democratic amendment to add $250 million for port security grants; then again, in 2005, against a Democratic proposal calling for an additional $400 million in funding for port security.
10
Mark Dayton
The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROPOSAL»

Discover the use of proposal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to proposal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How to Write a Book Proposal
How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner.
Michael Larsen, 2011
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How to Write a Book Proposal
How to Write a Book Proposal is THE resource for getting your work published. This newly revised edition of the Writer's Digest Books classic outlines how to create an effective, nonfiction book proposal in a clear, step-by-step manner.
Michael Larsen, 2011
3
How to Write a Book Proposal
An updated handbook for prospective authors describes what editors are looking for in a book proposal; discusses outlines, sample chapters, and submission requirements; explains how to test-market a book idea and select the right editors ...
Michael Larsen, 2003
4
Design Your First Research Proposal
This manual presents a simple, clear and coherent strategy for preparing research proposals. It is a practical, application-focused guide to writing a proposal for basic and advanced research projects.
R. Vithal, J. Jansen, 1997
5
A Decent Proposal: How to Sell Your Book to an Australian ...
Whitton is a freelance writer and journalist, teacher of specialist writing courses, and author of 'The Australian Writer's Marketplace'. Hollingworth is a freelance writer and cartoonist working primarily in the corporate sector.
Rhonda Whitton, Sheila Hollingworth, 2001
6
Developing a Healthcare Research Proposal: An Interactive ...
This book accompanying web resource will answer all your questions by introducing you to the concepts, theories and practicalities surrounding healthcare research.
Maxine Offredy, Peter Vickers, 2010
7
A Serious Proposal to the Ladies
Its reception was so controversial that Astell responded with a lengthy sequel, also in this volume.
Mary Astell, Patricia Springborg, 2002
8
A Modest Proposal and Other Satirical Works
Title piece plus The Battle of the Books, A Meditation Upon a Broom-Stick, A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit and The Abolishing of Christianity in England.
Jonathan Swift, 1996
9
Indecent Proposal
The novel was translated into more than 22 languages, and Hollywood produced a mega-hit movie based on this book starring Robert Redford and Demi Moore. The novel stands as a remarkable achievement from a great and legendary novelist.
Jack Engelhard, 2013
10
Models of Proposal Planning & Writing
Illustrates an integrated process of planning and writing persuasive grant proposals.
Jeremy T. Miner, Lynn E. Miner, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROPOSAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term proposal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Companies, Business Groups Blast Overtime Proposal
Companies and business groups blasted a White House proposal to expand eligibility for overtime pay to around five million more Americans, warning that the ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 15»
2
Man hides proposal in crossword puzzle
A crossword-loving British lawyer hid a marriage proposal in The Times newspaper's daily puzzle. Matthew Dick thought of the cryptic way of popping the ... «New York Post, Jun 15»
3
Michigan voters soundly reject Proposal 1 road tax plan
LANSING — Proposal 1, likely one of the most complicated and confusing questions ever placed on a Michigan ballot, was soundly rejected Tuesday as many ... «Detroit Free Press, May 15»
4
Live results for Michigan roads Proposal 1: See election results as …
LANSING, MI — The months-long debate over Michigan roads Proposal 1 will end at 8 p.m. tonight, when polls in most parts of the state will close. Return to this ... «MLive.com, May 15»
5
Foggy about Proposal 1? Gov. Snyder explains how a sales tax …
Three weeks from now, we will know the fate of Proposal 1, the plan that would raise around $1.2 billion for road funding by increasing the state's sales tax. «Michigan Radio, Apr 15»
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California Tries to Block Proposal That Would Legalize Shooting …
Harris is tasked with providing an official title and summary for voter-proposed initiatives, but on Wednesday she asked the Sacramento County Superior Court to ... «New York Magazine, Mar 15»
7
NFL competition committee to present proposal for bonus point
Aaron Rodgers Teams could have the option to go for a bonus point after a two-point conversion in the future. Photograph: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports. «The Guardian, Mar 15»
8
ATF shelves bullet ban proposal
The National Rifle Association (NRA), which launched a campaign against the ban immediately after it was proposed last month, declared victory. «The Hill, Mar 15»
9
Obama Proposal Recognizes How Retirement Saving Has Changed
Here is a short tale of how the way Americans save for retirement has changed over the last couple of generations. It helps explain what the Obama ... «New York Times, Feb 15»
10
Obama Relents on Proposal to End '529' College Savings Plans
WASHINGTON — President Obama, facing angry reprisals from parents and from lawmakers of both parties, will drop his proposal to effectively end the popular ... «New York Times, Jan 15»

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