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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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However, together with the category analysis, we have propounded the study of the different sequences produced in these spaces of communication that could lead to configuring what Bellack described as movements of discourse, something we have already referred to earlier.
The vistas it opens and the mysteries it propounds are another world to live in; and another world to live in--whether we pass wholly over into it or not--is what we mean by having a religion."--Philosopher George Santayana (1863-1952), quoted in Context, Sept.
Although the prior experience and perspectives of the nine director roles that Robert Lear propounds are important, such an approach isn't without peril.
Rather, he propounds the more subtle notion of "epigenetic rules," hereditary regularities in brain structure and cognitive development that make certain types of learning and behavior more likely than others.
In her book Desire, Death and Goodness, Grace Burford presents a detailed textual analysis of the Atthakavagga of the Suttanipata, focusing on the values which it propounds. Burford finds the Atthakavagga "exceptional within even the earliest Buddhist literature in its non-metaphysical presentation of the summum bonum" (p.
One propounds what it calls the "New View": Government management of the economy is a good idea and is becoming inevitable anyway.
In colorful and ingenious free verse, by means of animal symbols and spirited dialogues, the author propounds a philosophy of sense and moderation, drawing practical lessons from the tribulations of crows, mice, ants, and the like and holding his fellow men up to affectionate ridicule.
Let's hope that, 60 years on, the British public can see through this simplistic cant whichever party propounds it.
How the different qualities of categories of inequality respond to the four mechanisms he propounds and shape the character of inequality surely warrants closer attention.