Origin of capitulation
OTHER WORDS FROM capitulationca·pit·u·la·to·ry [kuh-pich-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee], /kəˈpɪtʃ ə ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjectivenon·ca·pit·u·la·tion, noun
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How to use capitulation in a sentence
Netanyahu’s response to defeat was not simply to deride the new coalition as a “government of capitulation” but to call his ouster the “greatest election fraud in the history of the country.”With Benjamin Netanyahu Out in Israel, What Comes Next for the Country?|Ian Bremmer|June 18, 2021|Time
Tesla now commands a bigger market valuation than social-media giant Facebook, with the latest jolt to the electric-vehicle maker’s share price coming from the capitulation of a long-time Wall Street bear on Thursday.Tesla tops Facebook in market value|Verne Kopytoff|January 7, 2021|Fortune
Like Gandhi after him, Sharpe had taken on the most powerful empire in the world, and achieved an astonishing capitulation.Jamaica’s Christmas Slave Uprising|Sean Braswell|December 23, 2020|Ozy
If I showed you the next four quarters of M&A trade, there’s a huge number of capitulation trades, which is a sign of a declining market, not a rising one.‘A significant uptick in deal flow’: Why Europe is becoming a hotbed of ad tech innovation|Lara O'Reilly|August 5, 2020|Digiday
Hence, I suspect, the panic, the lockdown, the capitulation.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Barzeh truce sparked outrage from commentators aligned with the opposition, who viewed it as little more than capitulation.Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace|Joshua Hersh|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
U.S. and Israeli hawks are rushing to call the interim nuclear agreement a capitulation and Obama another Chamberlain.No, Obama’s Iran Deal Was Not a Munich-Style Surrender|Peter Beinart|November 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But what negotiation can the naysayers cite, in modern times, that has ever been an outright capitulation?Stay the Dogs of War on Iran|Leslie H. Gelb|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A successful end to the current talks, in the eyes of the West, would represent not so much compromise as capitulation.Have Iran Talks Fallen Victim to 'Negotiation Fetishism?'|Matt Lerner|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At last the accumulated horrors shook even his firm spirit, and on June 4th a capitulation was agreed on.
During the early months of 1797 he commanded a column at Bologna, and was present at the capitulation of Mantua.
The capitulation was a matter of half an hour, and by nightfall I followed the duke and his escort into the town.
Orders were then given to cease firing, and by one oʼclock the terms of capitulation were being negotiated.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
But at ten o'clock in the evening a flag of truce arrived offering a capitulation.