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submission

[suh b-mish-uh n] /səbˈmɪʃ ən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of submitting.
2.
the condition of having submitted.
3.
submissive conduct or attitude.
4.
something that is submitted, as an application.
5.
Law. an agreement between parties involved in a dispute, to abide by the decision of an arbitrator or arbitrators.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin submissiōn- (stem of submissiō) a letting down. See sub-, mission
Related forms
nonsubmission, noun
presubmission, noun
resubmission, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for resubmission

submission

/səbˈmɪʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of submitting
2.
something submitted; a proposal, argument, etc
3.
the quality or condition of being submissive to another
4.
the act of referring a document, etc, for the consideration of someone else
5.
(law)
  1. an agreement by the parties to a dispute to refer the matter to arbitration
  2. the instrument referring a disputed matter to arbitration
6.
(in wrestling) the act of causing such pain to one's opponent that he submits Compare fall (sense 48)
7.
(archaic) a confession of error
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Word Origin and History for resubmission
submission
early 15c., "act of referring to a third party for judgment or decision," from O.Fr. submission, from L. submissionem (nom. submissio) "a lowering, sinking, yielding," from submissus, pp. of submittere "lower, reduce, yield" (see submit). Sense of "humble obedience" is first recorded mid-15c. Mod.Fr. submission has been replaced by doublet soumission.
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Encyclopedia Article for resubmission

submission

form of animal behaviour in which one individual attempts through appeasement displays to avoid injury by a dominant member of its own species. Appeasement displays are commonly found in species that are well armed (e.g., carnivores) and social. The displays, even when performed by adult males, commonly incorporate elements of infantile behaviour (e.g., in wolves, rolling over and begging for food) or of precopulatory behaviour (e.g., in baboons, presenting the buttocks to the dominant animal). Sometimes the submissive animal exposes its most vulnerable spot, such as the throat, to the dominant animal.

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