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[suh b-mis] /səbˈmɪs/
adjective, Archaic.
Origin of submiss
1560-70; < Latin submissus (past participle of submittere to submit) Unabridged
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  • Electronic submiss ions are granted immediate coverage and receive a discounted fee.
  • From there, the appropriate applications are completed electronically for submiss ion to program sponsors.
  • Standard application submiss ion and receipt dates apply.
  • They recommend that agencies apply feedback to future file submiss ions, as well, to prevent issues from recurring.
British Dictionary definitions for submiss


adjective (archaic or poetic)
docile; submissive
soft in tone
Word Origin
C16: from Latin submissus lowered, gentle, from submittere to reduce, from sub- + mittere to send
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