Part of speech: noun

A conditional surrender; a treaty.

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Usage examples "capitulation":

  1. Thither the allied armies had followed him and forced his capitulation. - "Union and Democracy", Allen Johnson.
  2. The firing straightway ceased, on both sides, and an officer was sent forth to negotiate a capitulation. - "The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage", Charles G. D. Roberts.
  3. When a woman lets herself go, all is over except the terms of the capitulation. - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.