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kuh pi chuh lay shuhn

  • n  a document containing the terms of surrender
  • n  a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
  • n  the act of surrendering (usually under agreed conditions)
    they were protected until the capitulation of the fort

  • It's a total capitulation to special interests! Keep going.
  • Many in the media world quickly criticized the move as a capitulation to government pressure that could scare off future sources.
  • After Mussolini's fall and Italy's capitulation in 1943, it was only a question of time before opportunism would collect its due.

  • John Boehner in FOXNews
    If true, this capitulation by Democrats following months of Republican pressure is a big victory for Americans struggling with record gasoline prices,said House GOP leader John Boehner of Ohio.
  • Russ Feingold in FOXNews
    Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., said: "The proposed FISA deal is not a compromise; it is a capitulation."
  • Michael Madigan in Northwest Herald
    He wants to force lawmakers to remain in Springfield indefinitely, with the hope that this effective imprisonment will force members to the point of exhaustion and capitulation to his will,Madigan wrote in a letter sent to lawmakers Monday...

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