a proposal offered to offset or substitute for a preceding one.
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How to use counterproposal in a sentence
In addition, owners reportedly pulled a fast one on the players at times during negotiations, such as inserting new provisions into a proposal at the last minute and refusing to make a counterproposal after saying they would.What The MLB Lockout Can Tell Us About Political Fandom And Sports Partisanship | Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com) | April 1, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
He regularly questioned Metro’s proposals and goals, often coming up with counterproposals.Metro is phasing out diesel-powered buses, with plans to transform its fleet to electric by 2045 | Justin George | June 24, 2021 | Washington Post
None of it holds together as a coherent or even semi-coherent counterproposal.
To me, that sounds like the basis for a serious counterproposal.
But it was also a counterproposal to those folks who are looking for the government to solve all our problems for us.Safe Nukes, Aussie Broadband, and Other Visions From the Future | John Avlon | May 29, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for counterproposal
a proposal offered as an alternative to a previous proposal
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