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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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Koertge worries that propounding such machismo interpretations of science may lead women to associate any problems they have in understanding physics, for instance, with the philosophy of a textbook writer or theorist.
Rand also wrote a number of nonfiction works expounding her beliefs, including For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (1961), and she edited two journals propounding her ideas, The Objectivist (1962-71) and The Ayn Rand Letter (1971-76).
TEI believes that, rather than propounding a substitute interest rate, Treasury should consider our previous recommendation that taxpayers who are required to calculate an internal interest rate in accordance with U.S.
They are only propounding what they are good at which is 'no good'," Lekhi told ANI.
The Iranian media is propounding the theme that the Islamic awakening now crossing the Arab world will soon go global, based on the protest demonstrations in Europe this past week.
He saw the prisca theologia as the transmission of a unitary wisdom and often speaks of the Pythagoreans and the Platonists, not to mention Pythagoras and Plato, as a unity and as propounding the superiority of unity.(36) The Pythagoreans especially are almost always treated as a unity: there is no conception of an "early" or "late," a pre-Platonic or post-Platonic, Pythagoreanism, let alone an attempt to arrive at criteria by which one could judge things authentically Pythagorean.
But "if those who propound these views were to take their propositions seriously enough to live by them, and not merely write books propounding them, the propositions themselves would soon disappear along with the observers....
For the remainder of the week, Vision's program listing includes documentaries on "liberation" movements from whatever kind or place, lecture series for disillusioned academics propounding the spirituality implicit in the natural world (i.e.
In the context of CEP audits, however, how does one convince a revenue agent, or even an appeals conferee, that a simple error or the propounding of a new tax law theory by a revenue agent merits waiver under "reasonable cause"?