stipulate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ˈstɪpjʊleɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theystipulate
he/she/itstipulates
present participlestipulating
past tensestipulated
past participlestipulated
  1. to say what is allowed or what is necessary

    The regulations stipulate the maximum number of children allowed in a class.

    stipulate that:

    The constitution stipulates that a new president must be elected after four years.