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A condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement:‘they donated their collection of prints with the stipulation that they never be publicly exhibited’
condition, precondition, proviso, provision, prerequisite, requisite, specificationdemand, requirement, non-negotiable pointrider, caveat, qualificationclausetermsView synonyms
- ‘Some organisations will dole out cash for you to use to your own ends, whilst others will demand specific stipulations.’
- ‘The Tata group companies are governed by a set of codes of conduct, which put in force some stringent stipulations that make regulatory compliance mandatory.’
- ‘An ordinary enough stipulation, one might suppose, and the story moves on quickly.’
- ‘The authorities should see that the traffic rules and the stipulations, which are made from time to time, are strictly followed by the drivers.’
- ‘Above all it adequately meets the stipulations of the UN resolutions and the Shimla Agreement.’
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