submission Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"submission" in British English

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submissionnoun

uk   us   /səbˈmɪʃ.ən/

submission noun (GIVING)

[C or U] the ​act of giving something for a ​decision to be made by ​others, or a ​documentformally given in this way: No ​date has ​yet been set for the submission of ​applications. The ​finaldeadline for submissions is 21 ​February. [+ that] formal The ​judge will ​hear the defence's submission (= ​suggestion) that the ​case be ​dismissed.

submission noun (ACCEPTING)

[U] the ​act of ​allowing someone or something to have ​power over you: They ​thought the ​country could be ​bombed into submission. The ​teachersagreed to a ​specialmeeting, in submission toparents' ​demands.
(Definition of submission from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"submission" in American English

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submissionnoun

 us   /səbˈmɪʃ·ən/

submission noun (ACCEPTING AUTHORITY)

[U] the ​act of ​accepting the ​power or ​authority of someone ​else : We ​raisedourarms in submission.

submission noun (GIVING SOMETHING)

[C/U] the ​act of ​offering something for a ​decision to be made by ​others, or the thing that is ​offered : [C] The ​films were ​chosen from 350 submissions.
(Definition of submission from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"submission" in Business English

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submissionnoun

uk   us   /səbˈmɪʃən/
[U] the ​act of ​formallysending 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 ​financialstatementsprior to submission to the Board for ​approval.submission of sth The ​treatystipulates basic ​standards for ​electronic submission of ​patents.
[C] a ​document, ​plan, etc. that is ​formallysent to a ​person or ​group in ​authority so that they can make a decision about it: The ​budget submission from the Trades Union ​Congresscalls for the ​cash to be ​channelled to ​manufacturers via ​regionaldevelopmentagencies. 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 ​judgeupheld that submission, and the ​respondents were ​found not guilty.
(Definition of submission from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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