Definition of stipulation in US English:



  • 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’
    • ‘Above all it adequately meets the stipulations of the UN resolutions and the Shimla Agreement.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Some organisations will dole out cash for you to use to your own ends, whilst others will demand specific stipulations.’
    • ‘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.’
    condition, precondition, proviso, provision, prerequisite, requisite, specification
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