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estop

v. to halt, bar or prevent. (See: estoppel)

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estop

see ESTOPPEL.
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Nevertheless, the intention to breach the rights of the victim, coupled with an actual lesser breach of rights is sufficient to establish the crime, and estop the criminal from asserting his own rights in return.
But one 4-step example stands atop this 5-letter cluster: PESTO yields STOPE and TOPES, which in turn yields ESTOP.
Thus, although res judicata did not apply to bar the second claim, which was a distinct cause of action, collateral estoppel applied to estop the parties from relitigating an issue that had been decided against them.
The provisions of this Order shall not bar, estop, or otherwise prevent the Board of Governors, or any other federal or state agency or department, from taking any other action affecting Garcia; provided, however, that the Board of Governors shall not take any further action against Garcia relating to the matters addressed by this Order based upon facts presently known by the Board of Governors.
However, Maximilien Laroche's adaptation of Mao's work "Si ou pa fe anket pe bouch ou" is a tremendously important addition to Haitian epistemology, despite several places that may appear to local Haitians as rather strange neologisms, for example, "Neks estop la, se ki kote?"(!).
Since the bank acted prudently, it "cannot be penalized for Doug's own failures." (151) Remember that Doug sought to estop the bank from collecting on its security interest when the bank did absolutely nothing to clothe Merle "with indicia of ownership." It is indeed shocking that the court considered Doug's estoppel claim since it was Doug who allowed Merle to appear as the owner and should thereby be estopped.
Created by a company called eStop that is now owned by Siemens VDO, the new brake design replaces conventional brake calipers with a module consisting of a brake pad, a wedge and wedge-holding mechanism, two electric motors, and a set of sensors that read movement and Force at each wheel.
A Caterpillar ECU regulates tire inflation, velocity, steering, the Estop, and communication with navigation computers.
The contractor also claimed that the owner's own certifications to its lender concerning the contractor's requisitions during this period should equitably estop the owner from assessing liquidated damages after the fact.
There is also a PMAC2 closed loop ESTOP function block, which stops axes motion while maintaining a dosed loop state.
The Supreme Court vacated the fifth circuit's opinion and remanded the case for further proceedings, holding that the pursuit and receipt of disability benefits does not automatically estop a recipient from pursuing a claim under the ADA.
Even a dismal economy couldn't Estop associations from producing their best in 1991.