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counterproposal

[ koun-ter-pruh-poh-zuhl ]
/ ˈkaʊn tər prəˈpoʊ zəl /
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noun
a proposal offered to offset or substitute for a preceding one.
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Origin of counterproposal

First recorded in 1880–85; counter- + proposal
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British Dictionary definitions for counterproposal

counterproposal
/ (ˈkaʊntəprəˌpəʊzəl) /

noun
a proposal offered as an alternative to a previous proposal
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