noncapitulation

capitulation

[kuh-pich-uh-ley-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of capitulating.
2.
the document containing the terms of a surrender.
3.
a list of the headings or main divisions of a subject; a summary or enumeration.
4.
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.

Origin:
1525–35; < Medieval Latin capitulātiōn- (stem of capitulātiō). See capitulate, -ion

capitulatory [kuh-pich-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
noncapitulation, noun
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capitulation (kəˌpɪtjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of capitulating
2.  a document containing terms of surrender
3.  a statement summarizing the main divisions of a subject
 
ca'pitulatory
 
adj

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capitulation
1535, "an agreement," from M.Fr. capitulation, from capituler "agree on specified terms," from M.L. capitulare "to draw up in heads or chapters, arrange conditions," from capitulum "chapter," from L. "heading," dim. of caput (gen. capitis) "head" (see head). Meaning narrowed
by 1650 to "make terms of surrender."
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