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submit

verb  us   /səbˈmɪt/ (-tt-)

submit verb (OFFER FOR DECISION)

[T] to give or offer something for a decision to be made by others: Companies are required to submit monthly financial statements to the board.

submit verb (GIVE POWER)

[I/T] to give power or authority over a person or group to someone, or to accept something unwillingly: [T] He had never been able to submit himself to that sort of discipline. [I] All newly hired employees must submit to a background check.
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