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stipulate 1

Line breaks: stipu|late
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪpjʊleɪt/

verb

[with object]
Demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of an agreement: he stipulated certain conditions before their marriage (as adjective stipulated) the stipulated time has elapsed
More example sentences
  • The requirement was stipulated in his bail conditions, a top prosecutor said on Tuesday.
  • Among the requirements is an agreement stipulating the areas of collaboration between the foreign design firm and its mainland counterpart.
  • The advice line has an automated system into which you input your holiday plans and by return get a tailored information pack stipulating both what is required and what advised.
Synonyms
specify, set down, set out, lay down, set forth, state clearly;
demand, require, insist on, make a condition of, make a precondition/proviso of, prescribe, impose;
Law provide

Derivatives

stipulatory

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adjective

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin stipulat- 'demanded as a formal promise', from the verb stipulari.

Words that rhyme with stipulate

manipulate

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There are 2 main definitions of stipulate in English:

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stipulate 2 Line breaks: stipu|late
Pronunciation: /ˈstɪpjʊlət/

adjective

Botany
(Of a leaf or plant) having stipules.
Example sentences
  • Both have woody trunks and woody roots as well as stipulate leaf bases.
  • This observation contradicts his view that the stipules of Lactoris are probably not indicative of relationship with other stipulate plants.

Origin

Late 18th century: from Latin stipula (see stipule) + -ate2.

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