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proposal (n.)

1650s, from propose + -al (2); specific sense of "offer of marriage" is from 1749.

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Definitions of proposal from WordNet

proposal (n.)
something proposed (such as a plan or assumption);
proposal (n.)
an offer of marriage;
Synonyms: marriage proposal / proposal of marriage / marriage offer
proposal (n.)
the act of making a proposal;
they listened to her proposal
Synonyms: proposition
From wordnet.princeton.edu