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Meaning of capitulate

ca•pit•u•late

Pronunciation: (ku-pich'u-lāt"), [key]
— -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
  1. to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms.
  2. to give up resistance: He finally capitulated and agreed to do the job my way.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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