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Noun

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Singular
proposition

Plural
-

proposition (-)
  1. (uncountable) The act of offering (an idea) for consideration.
  2. (countable) An idea or a plan offered.
  3. (countable) (in business settings) The terms of a transaction offered.
  4. (countable) (logic) The content of an assertion that may be taken as being true or false and is considered abstractly without reference to the linguistic sentence that constitutes the assertion.
  5. In some states of the US, a proposed statute or constitutional amendment to be voted on by the electorate.
  6. In mathematics, a proposition is an assertion formulated in such a way that it may be proved true or false.

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Verb

Infinitive
to proposition

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to proposition (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To propose a plan to.
  2. (transitive) To propose some illicit behaviour to, often sexual in nature

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Finnish

Noun

proposition

  1. Genitive singular form of propositio.

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