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Definition of capitulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    capitulation

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//kəˌpɪtʃuˈleɪʃn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kəˌpɪtʃuˈleɪʃn//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1capitulation (to somebody/something) the act of accepting that you have been defeated by an enemy or opponent synonym surrender (1) a humiliating/shameful capitulation
  2. 2capitulation (to somebody/something) agreement to do something that you have been refusing to do for a long time capitulation to political pressure