Definition of “submission” - English Dictionary

(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 /səbˈmɪʃən/ us

[ 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)