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capitulation

Saltos de línea: ca¦pitu|la¦tion
Pronunciación: /kəpɪtjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definición de capitulation en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The action of ceasing to resist an opponent or demand: she gave a sigh of capitulation [count noun]: a capitulation to wage demands
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the military sense capitulation provides a means to end conflict, either at local or a wider level.
  • The Americans have stopped pretending, and now demand outright capitulation to its hegemony.
  • We are dealing with an absolutist culture that demands total capitulation or nothing.
Sinónimos
surrender, submission, yielding, giving in, succumbing, acquiescence, laying down of arms;
fall, defeat
1.1 (capitulations) historical An agreement or set of conditions.
Example sentences
  • If these capitulations contain conditions which curtail the jurisdiction or the prerogatives of the bishop, the privileges of the diocese, or the like, then they do not bind the candidate-elect.
  • Capitulations were abolished in Turkey in 1923 and in Egypt in 1937.

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