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Definition of "stipulation" [stip•u•la•tion]

  • The act of stipulating. (noun)
  • Something stipulated, especially a term or condition in an agreement. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stipulation" in a sentence
  • "Ok, so now we have in public (who knows what kind backroom pressure previous administrations put on the Afghan government) a stipulation from the U. S on what we expect from Karsai."
  • "The only stipulation is that they can't have internet and bother me."
  • "This stipulation is proving to be a problem for President Obama's trip to India in November; according to the New York Times, The Golden Temple may be dropped from the itinerary for fear of the American public associating the image of Obama in a "head scarf" with his being a Muslim (a recent survey by the Pew Research Center found that almost one in five Americans believes Obama is a Muslim)."