Definition of small print in English:

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[mass noun] British
  • 1Printed matter in small type.
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    • This is noted by the author's biography listed at the bottom of the article in small print.
    • Their names are recorded in small print on the backs of dusty album sleeves or frayed concert programs, as sidemen and women.
    • One policy seen by Scotland on Sunday ran to 13 pages of small print containing 15,000 words.
  • 1.1Inconspicuous details or conditions printed in an agreement or contract, especially ones that may prove unfavourable: check the small print and make sure you know your rights
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    • A Bradford freight firm has lost a landmark court case after a judge ruled a verbal agreement was more important than small print in a contract.
    • Financial advisers who conveniently forget to mention extra charges detailed in the small print of the contract are not uncommon.
    • But wary travellers should check the small print in their agreements.

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