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stip·u·late 1

v. stip·u·lat·ed, stip·u·lat·ing, stip·u·lates
1. To specify or agree to as a condition in an agreement: The two firms stipulated a payment deadline.
2. To agree to (a fact) in order to reduce the scope of the dispute to be resolved by a court. Used of litigants.
3. To concede for the purposes of argument: "Even if we stipulate that it's the president's duty to bring any American soldier home who's been held in captivity, it's perfectly reasonable to ask if this was a deal he should have made" (Bernard Goldberg).
1. To state or specify a demand or provision in an agreement: The law stipulates for a ban on the chemical.
2. To form an agreement.

[Latin stipulārī, stipulāt-, to bargain.]

stip′u·la′tor n.

stip·u·late 2

Having stipules.


n (Jur) → Vertragspartei f, → Kontrahent(in) m(f)
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