Estoppel in its broadest sense is a legal term referring to a series of legal and equitable doctrines that preclude "a person from denying or asserting anything to the contrary of that which has, in contemplation of law, been established as the truth, either by the acts of judicial or legislative o...
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[n] - a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled
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Legal concept that a person can be stopped from denying something that they allowed another person to believe. In contract this may apply where a person enters into an agreement making statements which are not not true. If the other party has acted on those statements and would lose out if they prov...
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In law, a conclusive admission that cannot be denied. For the rule of estoppel to operate in law, a denial of the truth of the statement or facts relating to it must have been made, and the person...
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Estoppel can mean several things, but the most common arises in a situation where one person makes it clear to another that they won't enforce their strict legal rights (e.g. won't sue one party for breach of contract), and in reliance on that the other party changes their position (e.g. continues t...
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Es·top'pel noun [ From Estop .] (Law) (a) A stop; an obstruction or bar to one's alleging or denying a fact contrary to his own previous action, allegation, or denial; an admission, by words or conduct, which induces another to purc...
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noun a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled
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• (n.) A stop; an obstruction or bar to one`s alleging or denying a fact contrary to his own previous action, allegation, or denial; an admission, by words or conduct, which induces another to purchase rights, against which the party making such admission can not take a position inconsistent wi...
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(estopped) A bar which precludes someone from denying the truth of a fact which has been determined in an official proceeding or by an authoritative body. An estopple arises when someone has done some act which the policy of the law will not permit her to deny.
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n. a bar or impediment (obstruction) which precludes a person from asserting a fact or a right or prevents one from denying a fact. Such a hindrance is due to a person's actions, conduct, statements, admissions, failure to act or judgment against the person in an identical legal case. Estoppel inclu...
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1) Rule of evidence
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