Definitions

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  • adj. making, or concerned with, propositions or suggestions
  • adj. intentional
  • adj. a specific verb form in the Korean language, also sometimes called the hortative or subjunctive assertive.

Etymologies

proposit + -ive (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The athmosphere in the previous edition, in stockholm was really propositive and with no prejudice.

    Kenyon Smith, Synchronized Swimming, and the Olympics

  • Following a useful terminological suggestion of Eugene Luschei, we may call the former propositive categories and expressions, the latter nominative categories and expressions (Luschei 1962, 169).

    Stanisław Leśniewski

  • We will publish essays and proposals by groups and individuals and we hope that in doing so, Palestinians and their supporters will be provided with a series of useful tools to frame the issues, some concrete intitiatives and stimulus in order to resist Zionist military occupation of Palestine, to encourage affirmative and propositive action within Palestinian society and to understand the mechanisms and projects that are underway in a society that is wide awake and willing to take its own future in its hands.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

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