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prop·o·si·tion

proposition

 
 
pronunciation:
pra p zI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a suggested plan of action.
I like Gabby's proposition that we put up posters to advertise our babysitting services.
synonyms:
plan, proposal
similar words:
project, scheme, suggestion
definition 2: anything offered for the purpose of discussion or thought.
The author's proposition is that Americans care too much about money and possessions.
synonyms:
offer, proposal
similar words:
premise, suggestion
derivation: propositional (adj.)
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The word proposition contains the following parts: