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STIPULATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stipulation mean? 

STIPULATION (noun)
  The noun STIPULATION has 3 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: STIPULATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


STIPULATION (noun)


Sense 1stipulation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

judicial admission; stipulation

Context example:

a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay

Hypernyms ("stipulation" is a kind of...):

concession (a point conceded or yielded)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


Sense 2stipulation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

precondition; stipulation; condition

Hypernyms ("stipulation" is a kind of...):

assumption; premise; premiss (a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "stipulation"):

boundary condition ((mathematics) a condition specified for the solution to a set of differential equations)

provision; proviso (a stipulated condition)


Sense 3stipulation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

stipulation; specification

Hypernyms ("stipulation" is a kind of...):

restriction (the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary))


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