Reply Wed 7 Dec, 2016 02:14 pm
Hi, I'm looking for a word and I can't come up with one that hits the mark. One I've heard used before is pre-propose, but I'm not even sure that's really a word. I've heard it used in this format, "Your argument pre-proposes that X = Y and that's just not true." If pre-propose is not correct, what word would you use in its stead? Thanks all. New to the forum. ;-)
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Reply Wed 7 Dec, 2016 02:19 pm
Perhaps the word you seek is presuppose?

Prepropose is not an actual word.
Reply Wed 7 Dec, 2016 03:55 pm
Presuppose: "tacitly assume at the beginning of a line of argument or course of action that something is the case."
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Reply Wed 7 Dec, 2016 09:06 pm
I like "prepropose." A guy can prepropose to make sure he can handle the responsibility of a real proposal. It's one of the biggest responsibility for young man.
Sort of like driving a car before buying.
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