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Meaning of CAPITULATION

Pronunciation:  ku`pichu'leyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
  2. [n]  a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
 

CAPITULATION is a 12 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: fall, surrender
 
 See Also: loss, recap, recapitulation, review, summary

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*pit`u*la"tion\, n. [Cf. F. capitulation, LL.
capitulatio.]
1. A reducing to heads or articles; a formal agreement.

         With special capitulation that neither the Scots nor
         the French shall refortify.           --Bp. Burnet.

2. The act of capitulating or surrendering to an emeny upon
   stipulated terms.

3. The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or
   surrender.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abandonment, account, accounts, alliance, body count, cartel, census, cession, concord, concordat, convention, count, entente, entente cordiale, giving in, giving over, giving up, head count, international agreement, inventory, league, mutual-defense treaty, NATO, nonaggression pact, nose count, paction, recapitulation, recedence, recession, reckoning, recount, recounting, rehearsal, relinquishment, renunciation, repertory, retreat, SEATO, statement, submission, summary, summation, summing, summing up, surrender, treaty
 

 

 

 

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