sub·​mit·​tal | \ ˌsəb-ˈmi-tᵊl How to pronounce submittal (audio) \
plural submittals

Definition of submittal

1 : an act or instance of submitting something : a sending or delivery of something for consideration, study, or decision The council approved a resolution to authorize the submittal of five grant applications to the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety Division.— Lindy Oller
2 : something submitted for consideration or approval : submission Park City received four submittals from firms interested in securing a City Hall contract …— Jay Hamburger

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Amanda Jacinto, spokeswoman for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, declined to comment about the case since police have not yet made a formal charging submittal. Jason Pohl, azcentral, "Buckeye police were preparing no-body homicide case against Jesse Wilson's mom," 11 May 2018 Mercer has collected resumes for several weeks, with June 15 the last day for submittal. Bill Banks, ajc, "Community meeting on Avondale Estates manager search is June 5," 3 June 2018 Deadlines for submittals: Each school system sets its own deadline for completion of the FAFSA, TOPS or waiver form and parents should check with their local school. Littice Bacon-blood,, "Graduating high school? 5 things to know about new FAFSA requirement," 16 Apr. 2018 The policy made submittal of the form a part of each student's individual graduation plan and a requirement for graduation. Littice Bacon-blood,, "Graduating high school? 5 things to know about new FAFSA requirement," 16 Apr. 2018 Alderman Joel Tilleson had concerns about the timing of the petition in particularly given Houden's submittal of his proposal in reliance on years of HBC declining to take the property under its jurisdiction. Karen Pilarski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Council sends Tosa log cabin back to Historic Preservation Commission," 21 Mar. 2018 South Milwaukee's plan commission will review the submittal at 6:30 p.m., March 26. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Former South Park Lanes in South Milwaukee could become an indoor soccer facility," 22 Mar. 2018 The submittal calls for 4,300 housing units, a new Green Line trolley stop surrounded by retail stores, 1 million square feet of offices hugging Interstate 8 and a 70-acre park along the San Diego River. Jeanette Steele,, "Riverwalk redo: More housing added, headed to city next month," 26 Jan. 2018 The intent of the presentation — a pre-application submittal for the conditional use process — was for the developer to get a feel for the plan commission's interest. Erik S. Hanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "South Milwaukee unenthusiastic about self-storage development at former South Park Lanes site," 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of submittal

1798 , in the meaning defined at sense 1

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