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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 It is a general rule that a proposal offered to another for acceptance may be withdrawn at any time before it is accepted, provided that notice of the withdrawal be given to the party to whom it was made. A bid (q.v.) may be withdrawn at any time before acceptance; and a proposal by letter may be withdrawn at any time before, acceptance 1 Pick. 278; and, if accepted, it must be, in the very terms offered. 3 Wheat. 225.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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Yellow/Marginal--Does not clearly meet some specified minimum performance or capability requirements necessary for acceptable contract performance, but any proposal inadequacies are correctable
Will your proposal help people in a humanitarian crisis in some corner of the world not ordinarily likely to garner media attention?
They probably also have a preferred provider in mind--a firm that helped write the proposal and who will most likely end up being selected.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute, I am pleased to respond to your request for comments on LMSB's proposal for obtaining records limitation agreements in respect of machine-sensible files under Rev.
The second proposal would establish a new policy for expanded transparency that would allow the PEEC, with approval by the governing Council, to provide for more relevant disclosures about the matters it has investigated, including disclosure of the results of an investigation to a complainant.
We have some initial questions such as how the proposal fits with the national forest planning process, how much opportunity local communities will have to participate in the Forest Service process to assess and implement this proposal, and whether activities to restore and maintain healthy ecosystems may be permitted in these roadless areas.
We do not agree with the proposal that precludes taxpayers from taking tax positions inconsistent with the form of their transactions, but not because we believe taxpayers should be able to casually disavow the form.
NSF rejected the proposal but has stated repeatedly that the decision was unrelated to Kalb.
stating that it had been retained by an investment group interested in exploring the possibility of making an investment in NHHC or acquiring some or all of its assets or stock did not provide NHHC with enough information to enable the Committee to determine that it would reasonably be expected to lead a Superior Proposal and therefore had to be rejected.
On consummation of the proposal, Citizens Bank would become the 23rd largest insured depository institution in Arkansas, controlling deposits of $308.
There is also confusion in Palmdale stemming from the Baca proposal, the mayor said.