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proposition
British English: /prɒpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌprɑpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of proposition in German:

noun

  • 1 (proposal)
    Vorschlag Mask.
    make or put a proposition to somebody
    jemandem einen Vorschlag machen
  • 2 (statement)
    Aussage Fem.
    Galileo's proposition that the Earth revolves around the Sun
    Galileis These, dass die Erde sich um die Sonne dreht
  • 3 [informal] (undertaking, problem)
    Sache Fem. [informal]
    paying proposition
    lohnendes Geschäft
    it's not a proposition the project is no longer a practical/viable proposition
    das Projekt ist nicht mehr durchführbar/rentabel
    he looks a tough/nasty proposition
    er scheint ein zäher/widerlicher Typ zu sein [informal]
  • 4 (Philosophy)
    Satz Mask.
    Proposition Fem. [technical]
  • 5 (Mathematics)
    Satz Mask.

transitive verb

  • [informal]
    jemanden anmachen [informal]
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