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  1. Proposing

    of Propose

Editors Contribution

  1. proposing

    Verb form of the word propose.

    They were proposing an innovative solution for all unity governments around the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 14, 2020  

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proposing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3384

How to pronounce proposing?

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How to say proposing in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proposing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proposing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of proposing in a Sentence

  1. State John Kerry:

    Israel understands the importance of the status quo and ... our objective is to make sure that everyone understands what that means (...) We are not seeking a new change or outsiders to come in, I don't think Israel or Jordan wants that and we're not proposing it. What we need is clarity.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    I'm happy to talk to them, but the conversation has to be based on facts and truth, and what we're actually proposing, not some ... imaginary fiction in which 'Obama's trying to take away your guns,'.

  3. Toni Atkins:

    Proposing a cap on out-of-state students at two UC campuses, while increasing out-of-state enrollment overall, does not solve the problem, uC’s job is to educate California students, not wait-list them.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    Republican Senators are proposing new legislation to allow the president to violate the Constitution just this once in order to give themselves cover, the House will not take up this legislation to give President Trump a pass.

  5. Paul Ryan:

    As the FBI director just told us the other day, and I think he said this publicly, if we do this wrong, like the president is proposing, we can actually blow our ongoing terrorist investigations. So, we want to get this right, so that we don't undermine terrorist investigations.

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