Definition of caveat emptor in English:

caveat emptor

Line breaks: cav¦eat emp¦tor
Pronunciation: /ˈɛmptɔː


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


Latin, 'let the buyer beware'.

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