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surrender in Military topic

surrendersurrender2 ●○○ noun [singular, uncountable]  1 PMLOSE A GAME, COMPETITION, OR WARwhen you say officially that you want to stop fighting because you realize that you cannot win the humiliation of unconditional surrender (=accepting total defeat)surrender to somebody/something the Nazis’ surrender to the Allied forces2 when you give away something or someone, usually because you are forced tosurrender of a surrender of power the surrender of all illegal weapons3 LET/ALLOWwhen you allow yourself to be controlled or influenced by something total surrender to drug addiction
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surrenderColonel Casado was anxious to negotiate a surrender.A surrender value may not be available if premiums have been paid for less than two years.It held passion and fire, it was a kiss of domination that asked for surrender yet promised surrender in return.The Milanese were starving, and forced into surrender.Then he let down bundles of lighted straw to kill them or choke them into surrender.Philosophy, by contrast, does not elaborate a mode of experience but rather requires its surrender.I do not accept that the proposal represents a major surrender of sovereignty.Beauty on the verge of surrender, and thus all the more beautiful.But this will entail major political concessions by the government, including the surrender of the state monopoly over electronic media.General Haig would accept nothing less than unconditional surrender.unconditional surrenderAugust 1945, to an unconditional surrender.The allies demanded unconditional surrender.Instead, they issued the Potsdam Declaration, calling again for unconditional surrender on pain of great destruction.In this case, however, unconditional surrender was now required.Tonight the staff accepted the council's unconditional surrender with a bottle of champagne.Hopes of a compromise peace stood no chance in the face of Franco's determination to pursue the Republic's unconditional surrender.