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Stipulation

stipulation n

1 : an act of stipulating
2 : something stipulated: as
a : an agreement between parties regarding some aspect of a legal proceeding [a of facts] [admitted the charges in a prehearing "New York Law Journal "]
b : a condition, requirement, or item specified in a legal instrument
;specif
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Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.