sub·​mit·​tal ˌsəb-ˈmi-tᵊl How to pronounce submittal (audio)
plural submittals
: 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
: 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 There are legal costs for a zoning attorney, money for hiring experts to write impact studies that answer questions like how the apartments will affect traffic, schools and the provision of public services, and staff time spent on various meetings and submittals. The Arizona Republic, 17 Jan. 2024 Jennifer Liewer, a spokesperson for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office, said the office hadn't received a submittal from the officer yet and that prosecutors would need time to review the case before making a charging decision. Perry Vandell, The Arizona Republic, 18 Oct. 2022 The auditors checked with environmental agencies in nine other states, and found that eight had already moved to requiring electronic submittal of reports or planned to do so soon. Mark Schleifstein,, 26 Jan. 2021 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, 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, 9 Apr. 2020 The Building Standards office will continue to accept permit requests, inspection requests, and plan submittals through www. Robin Goist, cleveland, 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, 2 Mar. 2020 The new design-build contract submittals are due Feb. 28. Jon Murray, The Denver Post, 1 Dec. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of submittal was in 1798

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“Submittal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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