noun ad·stip·u·la·tor \ad-ˈsti-pyə-ˌlā-tər\

Definition of adstipulator



  1. :  an additional party made accessory to a promise or contract in order to provide an agent or attorney or to enable a person to make an agreement that would take effect after the person's death

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Origin and Etymology of adstipulator

Latin, from adstipulatus + -or

First Known Use: 1842

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to criticize severely

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