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"submission" in British English

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submissionnoun

uk   /səbˈmɪʃ.ən/  us   /səbˈmɪʃ.ən/
  • submission noun (GIVING)

[C or U] the act of giving something for a decision to be made by others, or a document formally given in this way: No date has yet been set for the submission of applications. The final deadline for submissions is 21 February. [+ that] formal The judge will hear the defence's submission (= suggestion) that the case be dismissed.
(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 raised our arms 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 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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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