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1. Something such as a proposal or a form that has been given to someone to process or to consider further. "She handed her submission, her weekly advice column, to the newspaper editor for review."
2. The action of handing in or submitting something to someone. "In order for the employee to receive a reimbursement for his or her purchases, it is necessary to have completed the submission of the receipts to the appropriate department."
3. Being in a state of surrender, defeat, or compliance. When a party is unwilling to comply, submission is usually brought about by force. For example, if a merger agreement between two companies fails, a target company can still be brought into submission through a hostile takeover.

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In celebration of its twentieth anniversary, the publishing house was seeking short story submissions for a special edition fiction anthology.
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It had become clear to her that if she was going to complete the course, the submission of her paper would need to be done on time, and had better blow her competitors papers into complete submission.
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The man emailed his application submission all he could do now was hope that his grades were good enough to get him a spot at the university.
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