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proposal

(Report), noun analysis, appraisal, commentary, critical analysis, examination, in-depth analysis, plan, summary, writing

proposal

(Suggestion), noun design, draft, idea, measure, motion, offer, overture, plan, presentation, proffer, proposition, recommendation, scheme, submission, suggestion, tender, thought
See also: advice, agenda, application, bid, bill, campaign, conspiracy, directive, invitation, measure, motion, motive, nomination, overture, plan, platform, policy, prescription, program, project, proposition, recommendation, request, resolution, strategy, suggestion

PROPOSAL. An offer for consideration or acceptance.
     2. It is a general rule that a proposal offered to another for acceptance may be withdrawn at any time before it is accepted, provided that notice of the withdrawal be given to the party to whom it was made. A bid (q.v.) may be withdrawn at any time before acceptance; and a proposal by letter may be withdrawn at any time before, acceptance 1 Pick. 278; and, if accepted, it must be, in the very terms offered. 3 Wheat. 225. Vide Bid; Correspondence; Letter; Offer.

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Huizar said he believes his proposals -- to give school board members a three-term limit, require them to abide by city campaign laws and establish a panel to review their pay -- would work regardless of whether the mayor's plan succeeds.
11) The CRA requires the federal financial supervisory agencies to encourage insured depository institutions to help meet the credit needs of the local communities in which they operate, consistent with their safe and sound operation, and requires the appropriate federal financial supervisory agency to take into account a relevant depository institution's record of meeting the credit needs of its entire community, including low- and moderate-income ("LMI") neighborhoods, in evaluating bank expansionary proposals.
No matter how meritorious applicants or their proposals are, they are in the running with many others (typically more than 100) that may be equally meritorious or better.
The MTNA Conference Program Committee requests the submission of proposals for the MTNA National Conference in Austin, Texas, March 25-29, 2006.
We do not support other proposals for less restrictive sulfur targets.
Carol Bowie, IRRC's director of corporate governance research, says that companies have taken concrete, responsive action on 67 of the 167 shareholder proposals (about 40 percent) that received majority support in 2003.
The evaluation of cost and past performance rating are not described in this article, except as how they fit into the integrated assessment of the proposals.
As senior director of Foundation Relations for the University of San Diego, her office churns out more and more proposals to reap fewer grants than it did five years ago.
Governments and businesses use RFPs to purchase equipment and services by promoting competitive proposals among vendors.
Significantly, however, the December 2002 draft legislation also contained proposals that were not expected, and threatened to adversely affect reorganizations of foreign affiliates occurring after that date.
Last month, members were sent a mail ballot that contained proposals to amend the AICPA bylaws in order to implement enhancements to the Institute's ethics enforcement process.
These proposals continue an AICPA effort begun in mid-2001 before the fall of Enron and reflect the Institute's commitment to holding its members to the highest standards.