stipulation

noun stip·u·la·tion \ ˌsti-pyə-ˈlā-shən \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of stipulation

1 :an act of stipulating
2 :something stipulated; especially :a condition, requirement, or item specified in a legal instrument

stipulatory

play \ˈsti-pyə-lə-ˌtȯr-ē\ adjective

Examples of stipulation in a Sentence

  1. We agreed to the deal with the stipulation that she pay the expenses herself.

  2. their proposal for a baseball franchise includes several stipulations that are unacceptable

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First Known Use of stipulation

circa 1552


STIPULATION Defined for English Language Learners

stipulation

noun

Definition of stipulation for English Language Learners

  • : something that is required as part of an agreement


Law Dictionary

stipulation

noun stip·u·la·tion \ ˌsti-pyə-ˈlā-shən \

legal Definition of stipulation

1 :an act of stipulating
2 :something stipulated: as
a :an agreement between parties regarding some aspect of a legal proceeding
  • a stipulation of facts
  • admitted the charges in a prehearing stipulation
  • New York Law Journal
b :a condition, requirement, or item specified in a legal instrument; specifically :stipulation pour autrui


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