state a specific condition
The new contract will stipulate that employees are not allowed to take sick leave unless they are physically unable to come to the office.
stipulari (exact a promise, engage, bargain) (Latin)
staple+it-- Staple the documents, so that it GUARANTEES that they stay together permanently! stipules are plant parts present at the base of leaf. additional leaves present along with leaves. similarly STIPULATE is an condition (AGREEMENT) present in the MAIN AGREEMENT. stipulate = agreement in an agreement