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counterproposal

kown ter pruh poh zuhl

  • n  a proposal offered as an alternative to an earlier proposal

  • To rub it in further, the Synod of the Church of England slapped down a counterproposal that would have allowed conservative parishes to avoid answering to female bishops and .
  • The Europeans not only approached the Iranians with an offer of a potentially peaceful nuclear future but said they would be eager to hear any counterproposal for talks from the .
  • But for every proposal, there is a conflicting counterproposal: McCain wants alternative-energy research and development, but he would freeze nondiscretionary domestic spending .
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  • Shimon Peres in International Herald Tribune
    The Arab League has proposed, fine. We will make a counterproposal,Peres said during heated discussions that included Moussa and Saeb Erekat, a top aide to the Palestinian president, at the World Economic Forum. "We will come to the Arab...
  • Mark Shurtleff in Salt Lake Tribune
    I do feel very strongly that those who are going to be opposed to the Arizona-style law have to have a counterproposal. Just saying 'no' isn't going to cut it,he said. "Utah can take control of its immigration destiny by having a...
  • Scott Boras in Los Angeles Times
    They asked me to respond to them and I gave them a counterproposal within the framework of the structure we had agreed upon,Boras said. "This rejection is the fourth by the agent in the club's attempts to sign Manny."

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