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"submit" in American English

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submitverb

 us   /səbˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
  • submit verb (OFFER FOR DECISION)

[T] to give or offer something for a decision to be made by others: Companies are required to submit monthly financial statements to the board.
  • submit verb (GIVE POWER)

[I/T] to give power or authority over a person or group to someone, or to accept something unwillingly: [T] He had never been able to submit himself to that sort of discipline. [I] All newly hired employees must submit to a background check.
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"submit" in British English

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submitverb

uk   /səbˈmɪt/  us   /səbˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
  • submit verb (GIVE)

B2 [T] to give or offer something for a decision to be made by others: You must submit your application before 1 January. The developers submitted building plans to the council for approval.
[T + that] formal to suggest: In conclusion, I submit that the proposal will not work without some major changes.

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"submit" in Business English

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submitverb

uk   us   /səbˈmɪt/ (-tt-)
[T] to formally send a document, plan, etc. to a person or group in authority so that they can make a decision about it: submit a bid/plan/proposal The consortium has yet to submit a bid.submit a letter/report/request They submitted the report after the retailer said that it might choose a replacement ad agency last year. Applications must be submitted by December 5.
[T] formal or LAW to suggest or say something: In conclusion, I submit that the proposal will not work without some major changes.
submit your resignation
HR to tell your employer that you are leaving your job or position: He was given the choice on Wednesday to either submit his resignation, or be fired.
[I or T] to allow another person or group to have authority or control over you, or to accept something unwillingly: They were required to agree that future industrial disputes would be submitted to arbitration.
(Definition of submit from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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