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propound propounding propounded
suggest or put something forward
  • How to Memorize
    • propound - suggest
  • Analysis

    To ‘propound’ means to offer a theory, belief, or opinion for consideration or discussion. This formal word is typically used in relation to matters that are considered weighty and serious, which is why it is often encountered in the context of business, politics, and academia.

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  • Example(s)
    1. The social media giant has made it clear that they will ban members who continue to propound what they regard as being baseless conspiracy theories.

    2. Patrick’s report provides an analytical study of the market while also propounding actionable insights into how we can establish ourselves within it.

    3. The new legislation being propounded by the government is seen as being too far-reaching in some quarters and will likely spark protests if implemented.