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noun submission pronunciation in British English /səbˈmɪʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a document that you formally give to someone who will make a decision about it
    All submissions must be received by 10 April.
    1. a.
      [uncountable] the process of giving a document to someone for them to consider
      The report is ready for submission to the board of directors.
    2. b.
      [countable] a statement that you make to a judge or to someone else who is considering your case
      In its submission to the Committee, the association claimed that many prisoners are innocent.
      make a submission: It’s her job to make a submission to the court.
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  2. 2
    [uncountable] formal the action of accepting that someone has defeated you or has power over you
    in submission: Martin raised his hands in submission.
    submission to: Islam calls for submission to the will of Allah.
    into submission: He had managed to bully their mother into submission yet again.


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