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Definition of propound verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    propound something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they propound
    he / she / it propounds
    past simple propounded
    -ing form propounding
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  1. 1to suggest an idea or explanation of something for people to consider synonym propose synonym put forward
  2. 2 the theory of natural selection, first propounded by Charles Darwin
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