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

Definition of caveat emptor in English:

noun

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
More example sentences
  • So caveat emptor, and - that said - let me try once more to sell you my wares.

Origin

Latin, 'let the buyer beware'.

Words that rhyme with caveat emptor

cantor • lector

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