stipulation

noun
stip·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌsti-pyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce stipulation (audio) \

Definition of stipulation

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

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Other Words from stipulation

stipulatory \ ˈsti-​pyə-​lə-​ˌtȯr-​ē How to pronounce stipulatory (audio) \ adjective

Examples of stipulation in a Sentence

We agreed to the deal with the stipulation that she pay the expenses herself. their proposal for a baseball franchise includes several stipulations that are unacceptable

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One of the stipulations for media to attend practice is not to give away scheme or plays, which is fair. oregonlive.com, "Oregon State football reader mailbag: You ask the question, we attempt the answer," 9 Aug. 2019 Ives said that the settlement announced Wednesday raises questions about how Facebook will operate in the future in light of the stipulations contained in the agreement. Washington Post, "Facebook’s latest profits show FTC fine is a blip," 24 July 2019 One of Russell’s stipulations is that the work comedians perform be created genuinely, without irony or self-awareness. Nicole Blackwood, chicagotribune.com, "Bring comedy show ‘Freshman’ your tired, your cringe-worthy, your terrible teenage art," 9 July 2019 Other states, including Florida and Texas, have programs that allow certain teachers to be armed if they are approved under a set of stipulations. Morgan Smith, latimes.com, "A new staple of schoolteacher training: Active shooter drills," 7 July 2019 Other states, including Florida and Texas, have programs that allow certain teachers to be armed if they are approved under a set of stipulations. Morgan Smith, Anchorage Daily News, "Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings," 6 July 2019 Other states, including Florida and Texas, have programs that allow certain teachers to be armed if they are approved under a set of stipulations. Morgan Smith, BostonGlobe.com, "Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings," 6 July 2019 One of the primary stipulations of Question 200 is that City Council must give explicit approval to any project that has at least 40 units. John Aguilar, The Denver Post, "Lakewood voters pump brakes on home building, pass slow-growth initiative in special election," 2 July 2019 For example: Repeat actions: Berrada entities repeatedly file eviction actions against the same tenant, often ending each case with an agreement, or stipulation, demanding the tenant pay back rent, court costs and late payment fines. Kevin Crowe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'He'll evict you in a minute.' Landlord quietly becomes a force in Milwaukee rental business...and eviction court," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of stipulation

circa 1552, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stipulation was circa 1552

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stipulation

noun

English Language Learners Definition of stipulation

: something that is required as part of an agreement

stipulation

noun
stip·​u·​la·​tion | \ ˌsti-pyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce stipulation (audio) \

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 stipulationNew York Law Journal
b : a condition, requirement, or item specified in a legal instrument specifically : stipulation pour autrui

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