Stipulation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌstɪpjʊˈleɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word stipulation
Brit.  |ˌstɪpjʊˈleɪʃn|  British pronunciation of the word stipulation
- (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record
a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay
- an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else (syn: condition, precondition)
- a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement (syn: specification)

Examples

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...

a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay

Word forms

noun
singular: stipulation
plural: stipulations
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