proposition

Definition

The instrument used to submit an offer, like a proposed offer to purchase.

Use proposition in a sentence

When my boss wanted to buy a new factory, the former owner made him submit a written proposition with the terms and conditions of the sale.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 9 people found this helpful.

We have received the first proposition, to purchase the old computer equipment, from a new small business that just opened down the street.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 11 people found this helpful.

The CEOs proposition to the smaller law firm was to buy the entire firm and incur the firm's debt while firing 20% of the small firm's staff.

​ Was this Helpful? YES  NO 10 people found this helpful.

Show more usage examples...

Browse Definitions by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
condition uneconomic