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capitulate
American English: /kəˈpɪtʃəˌleɪt/
British English: /kəˈpɪtjʊleɪt/

Translation of capitulate in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • to capitulate to somebody/something
    capitular ante alguien/algo
    Example sentences
    • The various forces converged in April 1945, and the Berlin garrison commander capitulated on 2 May.
    • So great was the demoralization that formidable fortresses capitulated to mere cavalry units.
    • But, as hostilities begin, these non-military efforts to influence combine with military force until the regime capitulates.

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