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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.


verb advance, advocate, allege, argue, aver, contend, exhibit, hypothesize, introduce, lay before, maintain, make a motion, moot, move, offer, pose, posit, postulate, predicate, present, proffer, project, propose, put forth, put forward, recommend, set forth, submit, suggest, tender, throw out, voice
Associated concepts: propound the law
See also: adduce, admonish, advise, advocate, allege, annunciate, argue, assert, avouch, avow, bear, claim, decide, defend, give, hold, issue, maintain, offer, posit, postulate, proffer, propose, publish, submit, utter

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.

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An articulate propounder of this view is Peter Block, who proposes a radical alternative to traditional leadership, which he terms stewardship (1993).
However, while insisting on recognizing the diversity and contradictions within the postcolonial societies, which they claim the propounders of metropolitan "poco" theory fail to address, most of the contributors here end up doing to postcolonial theory and its metropolitan practitioners what they claim has been done to them: homogenizing the other
Zhitomirsky then offers an insider's view of the theoretical faculty at the Moscow Conservatory in the 1920s, where energetic propounders of new theories of rhythm and pitch-structure were attempting to match the spirit of revolutionary radicalism.
Like the propounders of a religion, the exponents of rationalism (and managers in general) have never admitted that they were ever wrong.
14) This is how Sartre's words about the betrayal of emancipatory politics in the name of morality came to haunt the propounders of perestroika.
These repeated propounders of the zero-loss theory must now realize that the UPA is losing the confidence of the people.
No surprise that the threat to children from this direction goes unrecognised by those sanctimonious propounders of a promiscuous economy clustered around John Howard.
But the propounders of the impermanent have with regard to this doctrine the opposite view.