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American English: /ˈkæviˌæt/
, /ˈkɑviˌɑt/
British English: /ˈkavɪat/

Translation of caveat in Spanish:


  • 1 (warning) [formal] 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.
  • 2 (Law)
    (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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