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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To put forward as a necessary condition of an agreement.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To put forward as a necessary condition of an agreement. Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: Having one of the usually small, paired appendages at the base of a leafstalk in certain plants, such as roses and beans.

Usage examples (39)
  • When we bought our home, we stipulated that the house must be empty before we would hand over the money.
  • As for reading - all I would stipulate is no interruptions!
  • The result of these has been the messy reform we have on the table now, which, let’s stipulate, is better than nothing.
  • You have a point and I herein stipulate to it. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''stipulate" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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