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ca·pit·u·la·tion

 (kə-pĭch′ə-lā′shən)
n.
1. The act of surrendering or giving up: Lack of food and ammunition forced the capitulation of the rebels.
2. A document containing the terms of surrender.
3. An enumeration of the main parts of a subject; a summary.

capitulation

(kəˌpɪtjʊˈleɪʃən)
n
1. the act of capitulating
2. a document containing terms of surrender
3. a statement summarizing the main divisions of a subject
caˈpitulatory adj

ca•pit•u•la•tion

(kəˌpɪtʃ əˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of capitulating.
2. the document containing the terms of a surrender.
3. a list of the headings or main divisions of a subject; summary or enumeration.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
ca•pit′u•la•to`ry (-ə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.capitulation - a document containing the terms of surrender
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
2.capitulation - a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
recap, recapitulation, review - a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
3.capitulation - the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
loss - the act of losing someone or something; "everyone expected him to win so his loss was a shock"

capitulation

noun surrender, yielding, submission, cave-in (informal) They criticised the government decision as a capitulation to terrorist organisations.

capitulation

noun
The act of submitting or surrendering to the power of another:
Translations
اسْتْسْلام
kapitulace
kapitulationovergivelse
fegyverletételkapituláció
uppgjöf
tesim olma

capitulation

[kəˌpɪtjʊˈleɪʃən] N (Mil, fig) → capitulación f, rendición f

capitulation

[kəˌpɪtʃʊˈleɪʃən] ncapitulation f

capitulation

nKapitulation f

capitulation

[kəˌpɪtjʊˈleɪʃn] ncapitolazione f

capitulate

(kəˈpitjuleit) verb
to surrender usually on agreed conditions. We capitulated to the enemy.
caˌpituˈlation noun
References in classic literature ?
And now, my dear,' says I, 'you will see reason for my capitulations, and that I neither have been the cause of this matter, nor could be so, and that I could know nothing of it before now.
I'm sure some will think me harsh in my judgment and others will say I've been too lenient, but one thing I believe there would be general agreement on is that there have been many more capitulations in 2014 than there have been in any other year in the last decade.
The draft includes capitulations and US operation outside Afghan borders," Seyfoldin Seyhoon, a member of Afghanistan's National United Front, told FNA in Kabul.