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PROPOSITION. An offer to do something. Until it has been accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be binding, the acceptance must be in the same terms, without any variation. Vide Acceptance; Offer; To retract; and 1 L. R. 190; 4 L. R. 80.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The British government must submit a different proposition to parliament to the one it lost last week if it wants to hold another vote on its Brexit plans, the parliament's speaker, John Bercow, said on Monday.
The passage of Proposition 126, the Protect Arizona Taxpayers Act, is good for business, good for families and good for the economic growth of the state.
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Proposition 112, the initiative that would dramatically increase oil and gas drilling setbacks from homes, businesses and waterways, was decisively defeated Tuesday night following a contentious campaign in which the industry spent tens of millions of dollars to derail the measure, The Denver Post reports.
MOORE Moore voters will vote on five propositions totaling $48 million on June 26.<br />The largest of the five, Proposition 1, allocates $43 million for street improvements including the construction of a railroad underpass on SE Fourth Street.
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(a) Logicism is (the proposition) that arithmetic is reducible to logic.
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