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Noun: stipulation  ,stip-yu'ley-shun
  1. (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";
    - judicial admission
  2. An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
    - condition, precondition
  3. A restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
    - specification

Derived forms: stipulations

Type of: assumption, concession, confinement, premise, premiss, restriction

Encyclopedia: Stipulation