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capitulate (verb) – 1. To surrender under specified conditions.
2. To give up all resistance; acquiesce.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : The English verb capitulate is from the Late Latin capitul?tus ?drawn up or arranged in chapters or headings,? from the verb capitul?re ?to arrange in chapters, summarise, stipulate (in a contract), agree.? Capitul?re is a derivative of the noun capitulum, one of whose meanings in Late Latin is ?section of a law,? in the Corpus Juris Civilis of the emperor Justinian (483-565). Capitulate entered English in the 16th century.

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