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caveat

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːviɑːt; ˈkæviæt/

Translation of caveat in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (warning) [formal] advertencia (feminine) with the caveat that … con la salvedad de que …
    Example sentences
    • But it is also liberally sprinkled with caveats and warnings as to the difficulties in turning up more evidence.
    • But in America, we choose to ignore the caveat about conditions at our peril.
    • Later the script began to talk of keeping vaccination ‘under review’ followed by a caveat listing its limitations.
    1.2 [Law/Derecho][ solicitud que se presenta al tribunal para que se abstenga de tomar una determinada acción sin previa notificación del solicitante ]
    Example sentences
    • When the Sheriff Clerk receives a petition against which a caveat has been lodged, it is his responsibility to give intimation to the caveator.
    • According to the next sentence, the wife could have registered what we would call a caveat and she could only do that if she had a proprietary interest.
    • One sees the point that is raised, but one can also see the caveat that has been put forward in the terms of the tenancy agreement to which I have referred.

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