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Overview page. Subjects: History — Bibliography.

A document that extinguishes an owner's right in a property. Conditional surrender refers to the practice of mortgaging copyhold land, for if the loan was not repaid the mortgagee could...

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surrender

Peter Beal.

in A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

January 2008; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (History of the Book). 131 words.

A surrender is the legal process, usually embodied in an instrument of enactment, whereby a tenant gives up rights in

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surrender

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 32 words.

(leg.) giving up of an estate or tenancy; giving up of oneself. XV. — AN. surrender, OF. inf. surrendre

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surrender

Edited by David Hey.

in The Oxford Companion to Family and Local History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 48 words.

A document that extinguishes an owner's right in a property. Conditional surrender refers to the practice of mortgaging copyhold land,

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surrender

David Hey.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History

January 1997; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Local and Family History. 48 words.

A document that extinguishes an owner's right in a property. Conditional surrender refers to the practice of mortgaging copyhold land,

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surrender

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 75 words.

v.

1 cease resistance to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority: over 140 rebels surrendered to the

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surrender

Overview page. Subjects: History — Bibliography.

A document that extinguishes an owner's right in a property. Conditional surrender refers to the practice of mortgaging copyhold land, for if the loan was not repaid the mortgagee could...

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Surrender

Tim Luard.

in Escape from Hong Kong

December 2011; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 2698 words.

This chapter is concerned with the start of the next day, December 25. The Governor, Sir Mark Young, surrendered Hong Kong to the Japanese. Chan Chak urged his own family to leave Hong Kong...

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unconditional surrender

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 95 words.

the surrender of a military force or nation without being able to set any limits on the subsequent actions of

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surrender value

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services — Accounting.

The sum of money given by an insurance company to the insured on a life policy that is cancelled before it has run its full term. The amount is calculated approximately by deducting from...

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unconditional surrender

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War — Warfare and Defence.

The surrender of a military force or nation without being able to set any limits on the subsequent actions of the victorious power. Following the Casablanca Conference in January 1943 ...

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