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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A statement to be accepted or rejected. Also: Something which must be dealt with.

Usage examples (37)
  • That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not.
  • Securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition
  • We doubt this proposition is as self-evident as Mercedes believes.
  • I beg to differ with the said observers and suggest that their proposition is a lot of arrant nonsense. for more
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