how to pronounce capitulate


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the above transcription of capitulate is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

capitulate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of capitulate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… ever be invaded or capitulate to help …”

meanings of capitulate


  1. To surrender; to end all resistance, to give up; to go along with or comply.
  2. To draw up the articles of treaty with; to treat, bargain, parley.
  3. To draw up in chapters; to enumerate.

capitulate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word capitulate occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics capitulate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that capitulate can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to capitulate


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