Meaning of “stipulate” - Learner’s Dictionary

stipulate

verb [ T ] uk us /ˈstɪpjəleɪt/ formal

to say exactly what must be done:

[ + (that) ] The rules stipulate that smoking is not allowed.
stipulation uk us /ˌstɪpjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [ C ]

(Definition of “stipulate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)