Capitulation



the act of capitulating.
the document containing the terms of a surrender.
a list of the headings or main divisions of a subject; a summary or enumeration.
Often, capitulations. a treaty or agreement by which subjects of one country residing or traveling in another are extended extraterritorial rights or special privileges, especially such a treaty between a European country and the former Ottoman rulers of Turkey.
Contemporary Examples

Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack James Poulos December 18, 2014
A Disaster’s Silver Lining Bill McKibben April 29, 2010
No, Obama’s Iran Deal Was Not a Munich-Style Surrender Peter Beinart November 24, 2013
McConnell’s Cowardly Debt Solution Michael Medved July 13, 2011
How Rachel Held Evans Beat the Evangelical Decency Police David Sessions October 25, 2012

Historical Examples

John Deane of Nottingham W.H.G. Kingston
The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) Charles James Lever
The Fifth Wheel Olive Higgins Prouty
The Philippine Islands John Foreman
The Life of George Washington, Vol. 2 (of 5) John Marshall

noun
the act of capitulating
a document containing terms of surrender
a statement summarizing the main divisions of a subject
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