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Noun: capitulation  ku,pi-chu'ley-shun
  1. A document containing the terms of surrender
     
  2. A summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
     
  3. The act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
    "they were protected until the capitulation of the fort";
    - fall, surrender

Derived forms: capitulations

Type of: document, loss, papers, summary, sum-up, written document

Encyclopedia: Capitulation