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Word: propound

Definition: put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory


Sentences Containing 'propound'

"Well, really, I came to seek a theory, not to propound one.
Bhuma was the first leader to propound the theory of 'Rayala Telangana' in January 2007 as a solution to state division.
He carefully distinguished between meaning and truth: "the question of determining "what we mean" when we propound a given proposition is entirely different from the question of deciding "whether it is true or false".
Instead they propound the concept of "Guided Evolution" (analogous, or identical, to the doctrine of theistic evolution or evolutionary creationism held by almost all liberal Christians, and some others) which is demonstrated as being supported both by scriptural and scientific evidence.
Rejecting the substantial existence of permanent entities which are qualified by possibly changing qualities, Buddhist Abhidharma philosophy, which enumerated seventy-five dharmas, came to propound that these "constituent factors" are the only type of entity that truly exists.

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