Translation of proposal in Spanish:

proposal

Pronunciation: /prəˈpəʊzəl/

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (suggestion) propuesta (feminine) to put o make a proposal to sb hacerle* una propuesta a algn
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    • The plan includes proposals for the Boreham homes and a new railway station in the area.
    • I have given consideration to current proposals for reform in the laws of adoption.
    • He wrote a formal proposal, but lost it down the back of a radiator.
    1.2 countable/numerable (of marriage) proposición (f) or propuesta (f) matrimonial or de matrimonio
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    • After all, convicted murderers always get more marriage proposals than other men.
    • I understand that you have accepted a proposal of marriage from Charles.
    • A woman scorned, she refused to help him and turned down his marriage proposal.

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