a condition, demand, or promise in an agreement or contract.
the act of stipulating.

1545–55; < Latin stipulātiōn- (stem of stipulātiō). See stipulate1, -ion

nonstipulation, noun
restipulation, noun Unabridged
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Word Origin & History

1552, "engagement or undertaking to do something," from L. stipulationem (nom. stipulatio), from stipulari "exact a promise." Traditionally said to be from L. stipula "straw," in ref. to some obscure symbolic act; this is rejected by most authorities, who, however, have not come up with a better guess.
Meaning "act of specifying one of the terms of a contract or agreement" is recorded from 1750.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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