Definition of 'proposal'
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The planners rejected the initial proposal over concerns about the trees. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has had a marriage proposal from the stands. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Government proposals to increase the number of grammar schools have increased pressure for them to become more socially inclusive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How would the new proposals work? Times, Sunday Times (2017)Does he realise you're waiting for a formal proposal? The Sun (2016)Under the government proposals, those found guilty could be jailed for life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I made a clumsy proposal of marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)YOUNG criminals who film offences to post them on social media face stiffer punishments under new proposals. The Sun (2016)SHOPPERS could be ripped off under proposals to offer credit card repayment plans at checkouts, experts say. The Sun (2016)But student unions searching for the next left-field idea for freshers week activities were offered an unusual proposal yesterday: how about some lectures? Times, Sunday Times (2016)There ought not to be any real controversy about this proposal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The government will consider these proposals carefully as to whether they offer sufficient protection of our priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We will look at any proposals the government comes forward with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is still bombarded with marriage proposals from fellow power brokers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Tucked into the revised proposals are plans to criminalise squatting. The Sun (2011)This proposal was rejected by an influential set of bondholders. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are only proposals for a new fisheries policy. The Sun (2011)The indicative proposal included a partial cash alternative. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That would allow it to submit a formal takeover proposal. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But other head teachers are less enthusiastic about the proposals. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Government proposals would remove restrictions on websites that allow vendors to advertise direct to the public. The Sun (2012)Ministers could also be handed the power to push through planning proposals for a new town. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The press card proposal was rejected after objections from unions and some broadcasters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The news of proposals for a new royal yacht was interesting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The budget included proposals to help parents who receive universal credit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is thought to be aiming to table a formal proposal next week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The city that is quickest to offer definite stadium proposals looks most likely to win the team over. The Sun (2014)Last week the association put forward proposals for a further overhaul of how charges are presented to investors. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But we also offered some proposals for saving that would not have raised enough money to cover our promises. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But this has been used as a peg on which to hang a wide range of unconnected constitutional reform proposals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It put forward the proposals after receiving thousands of complaints from consumers who said that they had experienced problems switching providers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Two years ago, the messages included a marriage proposal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today the Sentencing Council publishes proposals for how people convicted of fraud offences should be sentenced. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Lisbon treaty is the one European constitutional proposal still on the table. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'proposal'
British English: proposal /prəˈpəʊzl/ NOUN
A proposal is a suggestion or plan, often a formal or written one.
...the government's proposal to stop free health care.
- American English: proposal
- Arabic: عَرْض
- Brazilian Portuguese: proposta
- Chinese: 提议
- Croatian: prijedlog
- Czech: návrh
- Danish: forslag
- Dutch: voorstel
- European Spanish: propuesta
- Finnish: ehdotus
- French: proposition
- German: Vorschlag
- Greek: πρόταση
- Italian: proposta
- Japanese: 提案
- Korean: 제안
- Norwegian: forslag
- Polish: propozycja
- European Portuguese: proposta
- Romanian: propunere
- Russian: предложение
- Spanish: propuesta
- Swedish: förslag
- Thai: ข้อเสนอ
- Turkish: öneri
- Ukrainian: пропозиція
- Vietnamese: đề xuất
Definition of proposal from the Collins English Dictionary
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