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proposal

pro·pos·al

proposal

 
pronunciation:
pr po zl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a suggested plan.
The architect showed us a proposal for a new building.
synonyms:
offer, proposition, suggestion
similar words:
conception, design, idea, invitation, plan, program, recommendation, scheme
definition 2: an offer of marriage.
She said yes to his proposal.
similar words:
suit
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The word proposal contains the following part:
-al1 Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or result of
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The suffix -al1 attaches to verbs, primarily verbs from Latin or from Latin via French, to form nouns. The base verb always has primary stress on its final syllable.