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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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capitulation

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

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

capitulation

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

[kəˌpɪtʃʊˈleɪʃən] ncapitulation f
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capitulation

nKapitulation f
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capitulation

[kəˌpɪtjʊˈleɪʃn] ncapitolazione f
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capitulate

(kəˈpitjuleit) verb
to surrender usually on agreed conditions. We capitulated to the enemy.
caˌpituˈlation noun
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References in classic literature ?
On the twenty-eighth of October, 1628, the capitulation was signed.
Only slowly was this realisation of a capitulation suffused with the flush of passion, only with reflection did they make any personal application.
"Well, is it true that it's peace and capitulation?" asked Nesvitski.
Astor, at the time of the capitulation with the Northwest Company, completed the series of cross purposes.
But still we must fight on, for though our troops had entered Kadabra, the city was yet far from capitulation, nor had the palace been even assaulted.
That day they arranged together the preliminaries of the treaty of capitulation.