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English noun: capitulation

1. capitulation (communication) a document containing the terms of surrender

Broader (hypernym)document, papers, written document

2. capitulation (communication) a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

Broader (hypernym)sum-up, summary

Narrower (hyponym)recap, recapitulation, review

3. capitulation (act) the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)

SamplesThey were protected until the capitulation of the fort.

Synonymsfall, surrender

Broader (hypernym)loss

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