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

Examples of submittal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The agreement before the council on Tuesday advances the date for submittal of the site plan but delays the inspection deadline — the date by which Moreno’s company can walk away from the deal — until Sept. 30. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, "Angels owner Arte Moreno expected to reveal stadium development plan this month," 7 May 2020 Enbridge recognizes that this submittal is happening at a very challenging time as Michigan and the country continues to engage in the COVID-19 response. Bruce Walker, Washington Examiner, "Groups tells Whitmer to stall Line 5 permits using coronavirus emergency powers," 9 Apr. 2020 The Building Standards office will continue to accept permit requests, inspection requests, and plan submittals through www. Robin Goist, cleveland, "Non-essential Summit County workers placed on paid leave due to coronavirus concerns," 18 Mar. 2020 The rest of the project’s schedule includes: Error 0: June 2020 — Final design submittal to TXDOT and city. Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle, "West University Place hosting meeting on Buffalo Speedway project," 2 Mar. 2020 The new design-build contract submittals are due Feb. 28. Jon Murray, The Denver Post, "Denver’s scandal-plagued convention project is closer to inking contract — but big questions unresolved," 1 Dec. 2019 Who changed the long standing whistleblower rules just before submittal of the fake whistleblower report? San Diego Union-Tribune, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s tale about Romney unrest, impeachment," 6 Oct. 2019 Dorsey is also a real estate development executive in Baldwin County, who said he was not involved in any discussions with the mayors ahead of their submittal of the May 9 letter opposing SB250., "How legislation addressing growth impact on schools collapsed in Baldwin County," 16 June 2019 The Henry County Board of Commissioners voted at its May 1 regular meeting to approve the preparation and submittal of a contract proposal for Community Services Block Grant funding to the Department of Human Services. Monroe Roark, ajc, "Grant request approved by Henry County board," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of submittal

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Submittal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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