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  1. "The Proposal" is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the leading roles, with Betty White, Mary Steenburgen, and Craig T. Nelson in supporting roles. The film was produced by Mandeville Films and released on June 19, 2009, in North America by Touchstone Pictures. The plot centers on a Canadian woman, Margaret Tate, who learns that she may face deportation charges because of her expired visa. Determined to retain her position as executive chief, Tate convinces her assistant, Andrew Paxton, to temporarily act as her fiance. Initially planning on resuming their lives after Tate resolves her visa issues, they appear to abandon those plans as their relationship intensifies.
  2. "The Proposal" is a short comedy drama romance film directed by Jason Silva.
  3. "The Proposal" is a film, directed by Richard Gale.
  4. "The Proposal" is a 2009 short film directed by Derick Martini.
  5. "The Proposal" is a 2012 short film directed by Marcella Jimenez and Susannah Rodrigue.

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Google previewBeyond Art (2014)

by Dominic McIver Lopes

The proposal is that the artistic value of a work is the value it has when and only when it is appreciated in the category made up of all and only works of art. That is , V is an artistic value of an art work = V is a value the work appears to have when and only when it is correctly appreciated in the category of art comprising all and only works of art. Just as a work's value as music is the value it seems to have as it is correctly appreciated in the category of musical works, a work's artistic value ...

Google previewCatholicism, Liberalism, and Communitarianism (1995)

The Catholic Intellectual Tradition and the Moral Foundations of Democracy by Kenneth L. Grasso, Gerard V. Bradley, Robert P. Hunt

The proposal is that Catholic social thought can contribute significantly to revivifying the American experiment in liberal democracy.

Google previewProposal Writing for Nursing Capstones and Clinical Projects (2013)

by Wanda Bonnel, PhD, GNP-BC, ANEF, Katharine V. Smith, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE

The proposal is a written portion of the scholarly clinical project that “proposes” what is to be done to complete that project ...

Google previewReview of the Biomedical Proposals to the 2005 Wright Centers of Innovation Award Program of the State of Ohio (2005)

Letter Report by Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies

Nevertheless, the proposal is an exciting opportunity for Ohio, which stands to further capitalize on its existing strengths in cardiology research and care. The three other applications submitted to the 2005 WCI competition presented lesscompelling and/or less-focused proposals for centers. The Center for Systems Medicine (WCI05-23) proposes to renovate space to build a facility for functional genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics associated with the Genome Research Institute ...

Google previewInstant Interviews (2009)

101 Ways to Get the Best Job of Your Life by Jeffrey G. Allen

The proposal is a warmup to the call that gets the appointment. That proposal must incite ...

Google previewDerivations and Evaluations (2008)

Object Shift in the Germanic Languages by Hans Broekhuis

the proposal is that it is not cross-linguistically true that a goal cannot enter into a morphological agreement relation with multiple probes. This does occur in Italian passive, perfect unaccusative, and adjectival copular constructions in which the theme agrees both with the participle/adjective (in gender and number) and the auxiliary/copula (in person and number); cf. Burzio (1986), and example ( 3) in Chapter 5 for illustration. Sigurdsson's claim that the default third person agreement ...

Google previewA Perfect Moral Storm (2011)

The Ethical Tragedy of Climate Change by Stephen M. Gardiner

The proposal is that we should pursue the possibility of intentional intervention in the ...

Google previewBetter Regulation in Europe Better Regulation in Europe: United Kingdom 2010 (2010)


The proposal is that budgets would be announced alongside anticipated benefits and consistent with the new Public Service Agreement indicators, where departments already have to collate and report on benefits and costs of new regulations. The alternative of including monetised benefits in the calculations would amount to setting a minimum benefit-cost ratio requirement for new regulations. This does not provide an incentive to seek out least cost options, nor constrain the total ...

Google previewScale in Conscious Experience (2013)

Is the Brain Too Important To Be Left To Specialists To Study? by Joseph S. King, Karl H. Pribram

The proposal is that visual perceptions are transformed into visual memories by activation of this long and complex feedback circuit, operating in the following way. A stimulus falling on the retina fires large numbers of neurons in each area of the occipitotemporal processing stream, the particular neurons activated depending not only on the physical characteristics of the stimulus but also on the attentional state of the animal. The resulting collection of activated neurons, which will be ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Philosophical Methods (2010)

by Christopher Daly

But the proposal is that only where there is extensive disagreement — disagreement about many Gettier cases, not just one or two — and that this disagreement remains after reflection, that the disagreement should be judged to lie in a difference of concepts. (Recall Rey's account of concept possession in chapter 2, §12.) ...

Google previewThe Gender Line (1998)

Men, Women, and the Law by Nancy Levit

The conservatism in the proposal is a call for reason, civility, action, and unification. It may seem harsh to criticize feminist ...

Google previewThe Psychology of Attention (1997)

by Elizabeth Styles

The proposal is that in skilled performance, say of chess players, what is needed is rapid access to relevant information in long-term ...

Google previewPluralism in International Criminal Law (2014)

by Elies van Sliedregt, Sergey Vasiliev

Here, the proposal is that the hold of the criminal law paradigm on the accountability process should yield through a twostep process: initially integrating approaches to accountability offered by law generally (such as formalized civil sanctions, lustration, or groupbased public service), and subsequently involving quasilegal or fully extralegal accountability mechanisms such as truth commissions, legislative reparations, public inquiries, transparency, arbitral claims commissions, and the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Money (2009)

by Larry Allen

Locke described the proposal to reduce the silver content relative ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Technical Education(25 Volumes)

The proposal is used by the engineering organization to bring in new business which will ultimately make profit for the company. Therefore, such a document has to be prepared in such a way that it is able to win the contract for the company at the most ...

Google previewLanguage Production, Cognition, and the Lexicon (2014)

by Núria Gala, Reinhard Rapp, Gemma Bel-Enguix

” radical is given to illustrate the proposal and the actual model. It is suggested that the proposed model has the conceptual robustness to be applied to other languages based on the fact that it works now for two typologically very different languages and that the model contains Generative Lexicon (GL)-like coercive links to account for a wide range of possible cross-lingual semantic relations. C.- R. Huang ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the European Union (2013)

by David Phinnemore, Lee McGowan

The proposal encountered immediate opposition, largely as a result of its focus on workers' rights,andwas promptly dropped.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States-Japan Relations (2007)

by Van John Sant, Peter Mauch, Yoneyuki Sugita

” Then, on 10 January 1941, the Roosevelt administration officially made the proposal that resulted in the Lend ...

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If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. (Proposal to reform welfare programs) (Richard Milhous Nixon)
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