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Formal notice or warning, usually as an entry into a court register, given by a concerned party to a court or judge to prevent some action (such as granting of a probate) being taken without prior notice to that party. Latin for, let him beware.

Use 'caveat' in a Sentence

My mother gave me permission to borrow her car with the caveat that I need to be home by ten o'clock and am responsible for any damages.
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Joe was about to sign the contract, until he noticed the caveat at the bottom on the page which said that he would be personally liable for any deficits that might occur.
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There was only one caveat to the deal, which was that in an event of a tie, neither of us gets a prize.
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