A Word from the Visual Thesaurus : proponer

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introduce "This poses an interesting question"

put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"

set up or lay the groundwork for "establish a new department"

charge with a function; charge to be "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"

make a proposal, declare a plan for something "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"

bring forward for consideration or acceptance "advance an argument"

put before "I submit to you that the accused is guilty"

propose as a candidate for some honor

ask (someone) to marry you "he popped the question on Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman"

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