Definition of caveat emptor in English:

caveat emptor

Syllabification: ca·ve·at emp·tor
Pronunciation: /ˌkavēˌät ˈempˌtôr
 
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noun

  • The principle that the buyer alone is responsible for checking the quality and suitability of goods before a purchase is made.
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    • So caveat emptor, and - that said - let me try once more to sell you my wares.

Origin

early 16th century: Latin, literally 'let the buyer beware'.

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