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Pronunciation:  `stipyu'leyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
  2. [n]  an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else
  3. [n]  (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"

STIPULATION is a 11 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: condition, judicial admission, precondition, specification
 See Also: assumption, boundary condition, concession, premise, premiss, provision, proviso, restriction



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Stip`u*la"tion\, n. [L. stipulatio: cf. F.
    1. The act of stipulating; a contracting or bargaining; an
    2. That which is stipulated, or agreed upon; that which is
       definitely arranged or contracted; an agreement; a
       covenant; a contract or bargain; also, any particular
       article, item, or condition, in a mutual agreement; as,
       the stipulations of the allied powers to furnish each his
       contingent of troops.
    3. (Law) A material article of an agreement; an undertaking
       in the nature of bail taken in the admiralty courts; a
       bargain. --Bouvier. Wharton.
    Syn: Agreement; contract; engagement. See {Covenant}.
  2. \Stip`u*la"tion\, n. [See {Stipule}.] (Bot.)
    The situation, arrangement, and structure of the stipules.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: An agreement between the parties involved in a suit regulating matters incidental to trial.