propose a motion

propose a motion
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  • propose a motion — phrase to formally suggest an idea or plan at a meeting Thesaurus: to make a suggestionsynonym Main entry: propose …   Useful english dictionary

  • propose a motion — to formally suggest an idea or plan at a meeting …   English dictionary

  • motion — mo‧tion [ˈməʊʆn ǁ ˈmoʊ ] noun [countable] a suggestion that is made formally at a meeting and then decided on by voting: • The motion was carried (= accepted ) by 15 votes to 10. • I d like to propose a motion to move the weekly meetings to… …   Financial and business terms

  • propose — pro‧pose [prəˈpəʊz ǁ ˈpoʊz] verb [transitive] 1. to suggest something such as a plan or course of action: • Lyle proposed large cuts in the training budget. propose that • Hansen has proposed that I become his business partner. proposed adjective …   Financial and business terms

  • propose — [[t]prəpo͟ʊz[/t]] ♦♦ proposes, proposing, proposed 1) VERB If you propose something such as a plan or an idea, you suggest it for people to think about and decide upon. [V n/ ing] Britain is about to propose changes to European Community… …   English dictionary

  • motion — mo|tion1 W3 [ˈməuʃən US ˈmou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(movement)¦ 2¦(moving your head or hand)¦ 3¦(suggestion at a meeting)¦ 4 in motion 5 set/put something in motion 6 go through the motions (of doing something) 7¦(body waste)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; :… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • propose — verb 1 PLAN (T) formal to suggest something as a plan or course of action: Lyle proposed large cuts in the training budget. | propose that: Hansen has proposed that I become his business partner. | the proposed budget cuts 2 AT A MEETING (T) to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Motion of Confidence — A Motion of Confidence is a motion of support proposed by a government in a parliament or other assembly of elected representatives to give members of parliament (or other such assembly) a chance to register their confidence in a government. The… …   Wikipedia

  • motion — 1 noun 1 MOVEMENT (U) the process of moving or the way that someone or something moves: The rocking motion of the boat made Sylvia feel sick. 2 MOVING YOUR HEAD OR HAND (C) a single movement of your hand or head, especially done in order to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • propose — pro|pose W2S3 [prəˈpəuz US ˈpouz] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(suggest)¦ 2¦(meeting)¦ 3¦(theory)¦ 4¦(intend)¦ 5¦(marriage)¦ 6 propose a toast (to somebody) ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: proposer, from Latin proponere; PROPOUND …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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