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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History and Etymology for stipulative definition

stipulative from stipulate entry 1 + -ive

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