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noun as in suggestion, presentation for action


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It is certainly true that the administration has proposed some ambitious plans to rein in pharmaceutical pricing, but it has hardly enacted any of those proposals.

From Axios

It’s because their agenda is the most extreme set of proposals ever put forward by a major party nominee.

Discussions over the proposal aren’t expected to yield congressional floor action for weeks.

From Fortune

On Wednesday, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a proposal from the New York Stock Exchange that will allow companies to issue new shares via a direct listing process.

From Fortune

NMA CEO David Chavern said he expects the House of Representatives will be supportive of the proposals and that it is gathering more support from the Senate, including majority leader Mitch McConnell.

From Digiday

In 2013, however, Paul released another budget proposal that reversed course.

Meanwhile, a proposal to raise the minimum wage to a little more than $10 an hour languishes in Congress.

However, Adriana referenced a proposal “to transform the current prison into a cultural center.”

He says there are discussions with U.S. officials about the proposal but there is deep suspicion.

The new proposal from Beijing requires a majority vote by the Hong Kong Legislature to go into effect.

The king was struck with horror at the description I had given him of those terrible engines, and the proposal I had made.

The Admiralty have turned down the proposal to force the Straits simultaneously by land and sea.

This was no longer a plan whereby all might be poor together, but a proposal that all should be rich together.

In its essential nature socialism is nothing but a proposal for certain kinds of economic reform.

"No, you will not," cried three or four officers of his regiment, who had come up in time to hear his proposal.

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On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proposal, such as: bid, idea, motion, offer, outline, and overture.

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