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estoppel British & World English

The principle which 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

issue estoppel British & World English

Estoppel arising in relation to an issue that has previously been litigated and determined between the same parties or their predecessors in title; an instance of this.

estoppel in pais in pais British & World English

In pais: in or within the country; relating to or designating actions, matters, etc., which are legally recognized despite not being formally recorded or performed. Also (and now frequently) in estoppel in pais: estoppel in respect of things expressed or implied by one party, which may not subsequently be disavowed to the detriment of the other party.