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submission

noun uk   /səbˈmɪʃ.ən/ us  

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.

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 teachers agreed to a special meeting, in submission to parents' demands.
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