to state clearly and firmly that something must be done, or how it must be donesynonym specify stipulate somethingA delivery date is stipulated in the contract. stipulate that…The job advertisement stipulates that the applicant must have three years' experience. stipulate what, how, etc.…The policy stipulates what form of consent is required. stipulation
/ˌstɪpyəˈleɪʃn/noun [countable, uncountable]The only stipulation is that the topic you choose must be related to your studies.