The principle that precludes a person from asserting something contrary to what is implied by a previous action or statement of that person or by a previous pertinent judicial determination.
More example sentences
- Historically, both these forms of estoppel are common law developments.
- I think that it is unhelpful to introduce private law concepts of estoppel into planning law.
- In my judgment there is no estoppel operating against the plaintiff.
Definition of estoppel in:
- The British & World English dictionary