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propone

[pruh-pohn]
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verb (used with object), pro·poned, pro·pon·ing. Scot.
  1. to suggest for consideration; propose.
  2. to present before a jury or judge; plead for or request (an official decision).
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Origin of propone

1325–75; Middle English proponen < Latin prōpōnere to set forth, propound. See propose
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Historical Examples

  • And the bits of business that I have to propone to you are rather in the nature of being confidential.

    The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)

    Robert Louis Stevenson


British Dictionary definitions for propone

propone

verb
  1. Scot to propose or put forward, esp before a court
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Word Origin

C14: from Latin prōpōnere to propose
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Word Origin and History for propone

v.

"propose," late 14c., from Latin proponere "to put forth" (see propound). Related: Proponed; proponing; proponement.

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