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To offer or propose. To form or put forward an item, plan, or idea for discussion and ultimate acceptance or rejection.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

TO PROPOUND. To offer, to propose; as, the onus probandi in every case lies upon the party who propounds a will. 1 Curt. R. 637; 6 Eng. Eccl. R. 417.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Although a few leaders, including Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokhrel has been openly stating the party should take the people's multiparty democracy propounded by late Bhandari as the party's guiding principle, leaders from the former Maoist camp have strongly opposed that citing that the party should abide by the agreement reached between the two groups during their unification last year.
"They are active in spreading the messages propounded by the ministry and raising awareness among the public.
Most of his books and several of his theories propounded as solution to Nigeria's problems have been regurgitated at various fora as solutions to some of the current crisis facing the country.
Amid fresh round of escalating energy prices, investors and policy advocates of the propounded Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act are batting for the immediate signing of the propounded law and for it to be feasibly enforced the soonest possible time.
Naya Pakistan, an all-popular phrase and catchword was propounded and coined by the Prime Minister himself as chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, which aimed at transforming the country
Performance and future prospect of the global market have been propounded in the report.
A BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) member of Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly has propounded a new genetic theory.
Many might disagree vehemently with the proposals for economic change propounded by the author, but the ideas themselves are bound to encourage lively debate.
Summary: Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 16 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday condemned Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira for backing secessionism with his categorical support for Sikh Referendum 2020, propounded by Sikh radicals for the creation of Khalistan.
According to Sereno's camp, the article was based on the answers to questions propounded the lawyers during a media forum held on Nov.
He would have been appalled to think that his compatriots in Wales had voted to step backwards, based on the nonsense propounded by scoundrels like the crypto-fascist, Nigel Farage, and the right wing of the Tory party supported to the hilt by the often racist lies promulgated by the right-wing English tabloid press, the owners of which are all "non-doms" who pay no UK tax.