stipulation

  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

    Synonyms : judicial admission
    Type Of : concession
    Examples :
    • a stipulation of fact was made in order to avoid delay
  2. an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

    Synonyms : condition, precondition
    Type Of : premise, premiss, assumption
  3. a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement

    Synonyms : specification
    Type Of : restriction, confinement