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English definition of “submission”

submission

noun     /səbˈmɪʃən/
[U] the act of formally sending a document , plan , etc. to a person or group in authority so that they can make a decision about it: submission to sb/sth The Audit Committee has reviewed the financial statements prior to submission to the Board for approval .submission of sth The treaty stipulates basic standards for electronic submission of patents .
[C] a document , plan , etc. that is formally sent to a person or group in authority so that they can make a decision about it: The budget submission from the Trades Union Congress calls for the cash to be channelled to manufacturers via regional development agencies . The deadline for bid submissions is May 12th.
[C] LAW a suggestion or request that is given to a judge who is asked to make a decision about it: The judge upheld that submission, and the respondents were found not guilty .
(Definition of submission noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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