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stipulate
used in David Copperfield

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Definition to formally state — such as a condition or requirement of a contract, or an opinion of a circumstance that has legal significance
  • To render his visits the more agreeable, my aunt had instructed me to open a credit for him at a cake shop, which was hampered with the stipulation that he should not be served with more than one shilling's-worth in the course of any one day.
    Chapters 16-18 (51% in)
  • The caul was won, I recollect, by an old lady with a hand-basket, who, very reluctantly, produced from it the stipulated five shillings, all in halfpence, and twopence halfpenny short — as it took an immense time and a great waste of arithmetic, to endeavour without any effect to prove to her.
    Chapters 1-3 (3% in)
  • The 'young gal' was re-engaged; but on the stipulation that she should only bring in the dishes, and then withdraw to the landing-place, beyond the outer door; where a habit of sniffing she had contracted would be lost upon the guests, and where her retiring on the plates would be a physical impossibility.
    Chapters 28-30 (4% in)
  • We must have had some, because Dora stipulated that we were never to be married without her papa's consent.
    Chapters 31-33 (97% in)
  • All that she, Mrs. Crupp, stipulated for, was, that she should not be 'brought in contract' with such persons.
    Chapters 34-36 (3% in)
  • We must make this a most express and serious stipulation, not to be broken on any account.
    Chapters 40-42 (41% in)
  • Still more so, by the stipulation of implicit confidence which I beg to impose.
    Chapters 40-42 (97% in)
  • Although we appeared at the stipulated place a quarter of an hour before the time, we found Mr. Micawber already there.
    Chapters 49-51 (11% in)
  • We were disposed, notwithstanding Mr. Micawber's stipulation for my aunt's attendance, to arrange that she should stay at home, and be represented by Mr. Dick and me.
    Chapters 52-54 (0% in)
  • 'With respect to the pecuniary assistance enabling us to launch our frail canoe on the ocean of enterprise, I have reconsidered that important business-point; and would beg to propose my notes of hand — drawn, it is needless to stipulate, on stamps of the amounts respectively required by the various Acts of Parliament applying to such securities — at eighteen, twenty-four, and thirty months.
    Chapters 52-54 (69% in)
  • We both recommended a small sum in money, and the payment, without stipulation to Mr. Micawber, of the Uriah claims as they came in.
    Chapters 52-54 (90% in)

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