proposition - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a statement that people can examine in order to decide whether it is true
    proposition that:

    the proposition that all religions are equally valid

  2. 3
    something or someone that you have to deal with, described as having a particular quality

    Finishing the run in the rain wasn’t a very attractive proposition.

  3. 5
    American a suggested law or change in a law that citizens vote for or against