stipulative definition

noun stip·u·la·tive definition \ ˈstipyəˌlātiv- , -lətiv- \

Definition of stipulative definition

:a declaration of a meaning that is intended to be attached by the speaker to a word, expression, or symbol and that usually does not already have an established use in the sense intended — compare dictionary definition

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Origin and Etymology of stipulative definition

stipulative from 1stipulate + -ive


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