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proposition

noun approach, arrangement, assertion, assumption, bid, condicio, conjecture, course of action, declared intention, design, formulated intention, hypothesis, idea, offer, overture, plan, position, postulate, premise, presentation, program of action, project, proposal, propositio, prospectus, provisional hypothesis, resolution, rogatio, scheme, strategy, submission, suggestion, supposition, tender, tentative approach, tentaaive statement, terms proposed, theory, thesis
See also: advice, affair, affirmance, agenda, application, argument, assertion, basis, bid, business, campaign, claim, clause, contention, invitation, issue, matter, matter in dispute, measure, motion, overture, plan, platform, policy, principle, project, proposal, question, rationale, recommendation, resolution, strategy, subject, suggestion, theory, thesis, ultimatum

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 Until it has been accepted, a proposition may be withdrawn by the party who makes it; and to be binding, the acceptance must be in the same terms, without any variation.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.

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