Proposition

  • 1 proposition — [ prɔpozisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1120 propositiun « action de faire connaître ses intentions »; lat. propositio 1 ♦ L action, le fait d offrir, de suggérer qqch. à qqn; ce qui est proposé. ⇒ offre. Proposition de paix. Faire des propositions… …

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  • 2 proposition — prop‧o‧si‧tion [ˌprɒpəˈzɪʆn ǁ ˌprɑː ] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE a business idea, offer, or suggestion, for example a possible business deal: • I ll consider your proposition and let you know my decision next week. • We have a proposition to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 proposition — Proposition. s. f. Ce qu on énonce par le discours sur quelque sujet que ce soit. Proposition universelle. proposition particuliere. proposition d éternelle verité. proposition establie sur de faux principes. proposition universellement receuë.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Proposition 2½ — (Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59 § 21C [ [http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/59 21c.htm Mass. Gen. Laws Ch. 59 § 21C] , via Mass.gov] ) is a Massachusetts statute which limits property tax increases by Massachusetts municipalities. It was passed by ballot …

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  • 5 Proposition 19 — Proposition 19, auch bekannt als Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 (deutsch Gesetz zur Regulierung, Kontrolle und Besteuerung von Cannabis), war ein Volksentscheid, der am 2. November 2010 in Kalifornien zur Abstimmung stand.… …

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  • 6 Proposition — Prop o*si tion, n. [L. propositio: cf. F. proposition. See {Propound}.] 1. The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering. Oblations for the altar of proposition. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is proposed; that which is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 proposition — 1. The noun proposition has various well established meanings arising from its basic sense of ‘something proposed’, e.g. a scheme or proposal, a statement in logic that is subject to proof or disproof, and a formal statement of a theorem or… …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 Proposition H — was a proposed ordinance that would ban the manufacture, distribution, sale and transfer of firearms and ammunition within San Francisco, California, United States. There were no exceptions to this part of the ban.The Proposition would also have… …

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  • 9 Proposition 31 — is a 1968 novel written by Robert Rimmer that tells the story of two middle class, suburban California couples who turn to a polyamorous relationship to deal with their multiple infidelities as an alternative to divorce. The novel is written as a …

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  • 10 proposition — Proposition, Propositio. Une proposition dialectique, Effatum, Enunciatum. Proposition d erreur, Supplex prouocatio, Appellatio supplex, B …

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  • 11 proposition — [präp΄ə zish′ən] n. [ME proposicioun < OFr proposition < L propositio < proponere: see PROPOSE] 1. the act of proposing 2. a) something proposed; proposal, plan ☆ b) Informal an unethical or immoral proposal, specif. one of illicit… …

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  • 12 proposition — mid 14c., a setting forth as a topic for discussion, from Fr. proposition (12c.), from L. propositionem a setting forth, statement, noun of action from proponere (see PROPOUND (Cf. propound)). Meaning action of proposing something to be done is… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 proposition — [n] suggestion; scheme hypothesis, invitation, motion, overture, plan, premise, presentation, proffer, program, project, proposal, recommendation; concepts 384,662 Ant. condemnation, denial, opposition, refusal, rejection proposition [v] make… …

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  • 14 proposition — ► NOUN 1) a statement expressing a judgement or opinion. 2) a proposed scheme or plan. 3) informal an offer of sexual intercourse. 4) a matter or person to be dealt with: it s a tough proposition. 5) Mathematics a formal statement of a theorem or …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 Proposition — (v. lat. Propositio), 1) etwas Vor , Hingestelltes, ein vorangestellter Satz, so Propositio domestĭca u. P. peregrīna, s. u. Lemma 1); P. major, der Obersatz im Schlusse; P. minor, der Untersatz im Schlusse, s.d.; 2) Vorschlag; bes. Vorschläge… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 Proposition — (lat.), Vorschlag, Antrag. Über die Propositionen beim Wettrennen (Rennpropositionen) s. Wettrennen …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 Proposition — Propositiōn (lat.), Angebot, Vorschlag, Antrag …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 18 proposition — I noun approach, arrangement, assertion, assumption, bid, condicio, conjecture, course of action, declaration, declared intention, design, formulated intention, hypothesis, idea, offer, overture, plan, position, postulate, premise, presentation,… …

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  • 19 Proposition 13 — also Prop 13 informal a law made in California in 1978 that reduced taxes on property. It was voted on directly by the people of California instead of being passed by California s state government. It encouraged voters in other US states to vote… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 proposition — *proposal …

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