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Capitulation

Ca`pit`u`la´tion   Pronunciation: kå`pĭt`ũ`lā´shŭn
n.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 enemy upon stipulated terms.
3.The instrument containing the terms of an agreement or surrender.
Noun1.capitulation - a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
2.capitulation - the act of surrendering (under agreed conditions); "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort"
Synonyms: surrender, fall

CAPITULATION, war. The treaty which determines the conditions under which a fortified place is abandoned to the commanding officer of the army which besieges it.
     2. On surrender by capitulation, all the property of the inhabitants protected by the articles, is considered by the law of nations as neutral, and not subject to capture on the high seas, by the belligerent or its ally. 2 Dall.

CAPITULATION, civ.law. An agreement by which the prince and the people, or those who have the right of. the people, regulate the manner in which the government is to be administered. Wolff, Sec. 989.

NATO, SEATO, 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, nonaggression pact, nose count, paction, recapitulation, recedence, recession, reckoning, recount, recounting, rehearsal, relinquishment, renunciation, repertory, retreat, statement, submission, summary, summation, summing, summing up, surrender, treaty
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