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capitulation

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noun ca·pit·u·la·tion \kə-ˌpi-chə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of capitulation

  1. 1 :  a set of terms or articles constituting an agreement between governments

  2. 2 a :  the act of surrendering or yielding b :  the terms of surrender



Examples of capitulation in a sentence

  1. <her sudden capitulation surprised everyone; she usually debated for hours>



1535

First Known Use of capitulation

1535



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