Meaning of “capitulate” in the English Dictionary

"capitulate" in British English

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capitulateverb [ I ]

uk /kəˈpɪtʃ.ə.leɪt/ us /kəˈpɪtʃ.ə.leɪt/
capitulation
noun [ C or U ] uk /kəˌpɪtʃ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /kəˌpɪtʃ.əˈleɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “capitulate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"capitulate" in American English

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capitulateverb [ I ]

us /kəˈpɪtʃ·əˌleɪt/

to accept defeat, or to give up or give in:

I capitulated and let my daughter go with her friends.
capitulation
noun [ C/U ] us /kəˌpɪtʃ·əˈleɪ·ʃən/

[ C ] This was not a capitulation but an agreement.

(Definition of “capitulate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)