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proposition

(prop-uh-zish'en)
A statement about a concept or about the relationship between concepts. A proposition may be an assumption, a premise, a theorem, or a hypothesis.
See: assumption; hypothesis; premise; theorem
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In the meantime, the most logical proposition was put forth by Eluned Morgan of the need to work collectively at an EUlevel to combat climate change.
The assertion of Marxism as the untranscendable horizon of all other discourses is not one logical proposition to be evaluated among others.
Sometimes effects are achieved not because of theories but in spite of them; not as a demonstration of a logical proposition but as a dynamic refutation of all propositions and all intellectual theorems."
Jimenez is a more logical proposition, having survived the humidity of Bangkok to wear down Bjorn.
The IRS has not issued any final authoritative guidance in the area; hopefully, the logical proposition, that the unrecovered basis of tenant improvements remaining at the conclusion of a lease may be written off, will ultimately prevail.