1. estoppel

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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Example sentences of the word estoppel


1. Adjective
The estoppel letter is part of the full disclosure.

2. Noun, singular or mass
There cannot be any implied promise -- legally known as promissory estoppel -- of a job, nor can there be any hint of discrimination or bias tied to the cause of the change of heart.

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