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stipulateverb [T]

 us   /ˈstɪp·jəˌleɪt/
to ​stateexactly what must be done: [+ that clause] Statelaws stipulate that ​publiceducation be ​free.
stipulation
noun [C]  us   /ˌstɪp·jəˈleɪ·ʃən/
There was a stipulation that the ​land be used as a ​park.
(Definition of stipulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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stipulateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈstɪp.jʊ.leɪt/ formal
to say ​exactly how something must be or must be done: She ​agreed to ​buy the ​car, but stipulated ​racingtyres and a turbo-powered ​engine. [+ that] The ​law stipulates that new ​cars must have ​seatbelts for the ​driver and every ​passenger. [+ question word] We have ​signed a ​contract which stipulates when the ​project must be ​completed.
(Definition of stipulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stipulateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈstɪpjəleɪt/ formal
to ​state exactly what something must be or how something must be done: The ​contract stipulated a three-month ​noticeperiod.stipulate sth in sth They ​offered Jones one ​year of ​severancepayplusbenefits as stipulated in his ​contract.stipulate that The ​law stipulates that all ​pensionfunds must be ​converted into an ​annuity by age 75.
stipulated
adjective [ before noun]
Many ​policiespay out only on stipulated ​items.
(Definition of stipulate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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