Meaning of “stipulation” in the English Dictionary

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"stipulation" in British English

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stipulationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌstɪp.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌstɪp.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ formal

a rule that must be followed or something that must be done:

Is there any stipulation concerning the number of people attending the conference?
[ + that ] The only stipulation is that candidates must be over the age of 35.

(Definition of “stipulation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stipulation" in Business English

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stipulationnoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˌstɪpjəˈleɪʃən/ us formal

a statement that says exactly what something must be or how something must be done:

The only stipulation is that you have to register.
As part of the deal they will issue shares of their common stock with the stipulation that the shares cannot be traded for one year.

(Definition of “stipulation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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