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counterproposal

[koun-ter-pruh-poh-zuh l] /ˈkaʊn tər prəˈpoʊ zəl/
noun
1.
a proposal offered to offset or substitute for a preceding one.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; counter- + proposal
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Examples for counterproposal
  • Bohm's aim was not to make a serious counterproposal but simply to demonstrate that hidden-variable theories are indeed possible.
  • His counterproposal is financial aid to those displaced by machinery and amnesty for the rioters.
  • His counterproposal: the construction of a shrimp ramp.
  • The pilots responded with a counterproposal, and the company was drafting a response when this report was written.
  • The employers' counterproposal also contained significant concessions.
British Dictionary definitions for counterproposal

counterproposal

/ˈkaʊntəprəˌpəʊzəl/
noun
1.
a proposal offered as an alternative to a previous proposal
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