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Noun: caveat  'kaa-vee,aat or 'key-vee,at [N. Amer], 'ka-vee,at or ka-vee-ut [Brit]
  1. A statement that limits or restricts some claim
    "he recommended her without any caveats";
    - reservation, qualification
  2. A warning against certain acts
    "a caveat against unfair practices";
    - caution
  3. (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing
    "a caveat filed against the probate of a will"

Derived forms: caveats

Type of: notice, statement, warning

Encyclopedia: Caveat