Definitions of "estoppel"
  1. A legal principle that prevents a person from denying or contradicting a claim or right against another person that was previously admitted or established
  2. A legal restriction that prevents the same issues from being disputed or litigated again
  3. Use of estoppel as a legal strategy to challenge the allegations brought against a party
How to use "estoppel" in a sentence
  1. The court applied the principle of estoppel because the defendant contradicted their previous statement.
  2. Due to estoppel, the same issues could not be taken up in the new trial.
  3. The defendant raised an affirmative defense of estoppel in response to the plaintiff's allegations.

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