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stipulation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstipulationstip‧u‧la‧tion /ˌstɪpjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 CONDITION/something THAT MUST BE DONEsomething that must be done, and which is stated as part of an agreement, law, or rulestipulation that 🔊 The agreement included a stipulation that half of the money had to be spent on housing for lower-income families.
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stipulationCongress may pass measures of constitutional significance, for example, certain stipulations of electoral law or the War Powers Act.Caste divisions became blurred; occupation, status, wealth and influence were no longer commensurate with each other or in accordance with legal stipulation.The union is pressing for higher pay but has made no stipulations about the numbers of workers to be employed.The only stipulation is that the topic must have some relationship to business activity or current affairs.You need to give careful thought to any such stipulation before accepting it.I have already mentioned the stipulation that before l could qualify for married status I should have passed two language exams.This is simply a more formal statement of the stipulation that, on average, expectations should be realized.The company agreed to hire the law firm, with the stipulation that they hire more women lawyers.All those stipulations are up for negotiation.stipulation thatThe agreement included a stipulation that half of the money be spent on housing for lower-income families.We're after election limericks, with the only stipulation that entries should scan conventionally.I have already mentioned the stipulation that before l could qualify for married status I should have passed two language exams.This is simply a more formal statement of the stipulation that, on average, expectations should be realized.Import of foreign technology was encouraged, with the stipulation that 90 percent of licensed parts be produced domestically within five years.He favored recognition of Texas independence with the stipulation that she not join with the United States.
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