capitulation

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French capitulation.

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capitulation (plural capitulations)

  1. A reducing to heads or articles; a formal agreement.
  2. The act of capitulating or surrendering to an enemy upon stipulated terms; the act of ceasing to resist an opponent or an unwelcome demand.
  3. The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or surrender.
  4. An enumeration of the main parts of a subject.

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Noun[edit]

capitulation f (plural capitulations)

  1. capitulation

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