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ca·ve·at

 (kăv′ē-ät′, kä′vē-, kā′vē-ăt′)
n.
1.
a. A warning or caution: made a recommendation with many caveats.
b. A qualification or explanation.
2. Law A formal notice filed by an interested party requesting postponement of a court proceeding or other action until the filer can be heard.
v. ca·ve·at·ed, ca·ve·at·ing, ca·ve·ats or ca·ve·at·ted or ca·ve·at·ting
v.intr. Law
To submit a caveat.
v.tr.
1. Law To make a caveat to (a will, for example).
2. Informal To qualify with a warning or clarification: The spokesperson caveated the statement with a reminder that certain facts were still unknown.

[From Latin, let him beware, third person sing. present subjunctive of cavēre, to beware.]

cav′e·a·tor n.

caveat

(ˈkeɪvɪˌæt; ˈkæv-)
n
1. (Law) law a formal notice requesting the court or officer to refrain from taking some specified action without giving prior notice to the person lodging the caveat
2. a warning; caution
[C16: from Latin, literally: let him beware]

ca•ve•at

(ˈkæv iˌɑt, -ˌæt, ˈkɑ vi-, keɪ-)

n.
1. a warning or caution; admonition.
2. a legal notice to a court or public officer to suspend a proceeding until the notifier is given a hearing.
[< Latin: may (he, she) beware]

caveat

A designator used with a classification to further limit the dissemination of restricted information.

caveat

a legal notice to beware; a notice placed on file until the caveator can be heard. — caveator, n. — caveatee, n.
See also: Law
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caveat - a warning against certain acts; "a caveat against unfair practices"
warning - a message informing of danger; "a warning that still more bombs could explode"
2.caveat - (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"
notice - an announcement containing information about an event; "you didn't give me enough notice"; "an obituary notice"; "a notice of sale
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

caveat

noun warning, caution, admonition, qualification, proviso, reservation, condition He added the caveat that all the figures in the survey were suspect.

caveat

noun
Advice to beware, as of a person or thing:
Translations
advarsel
varoitus
varning

caveat

[ˈkævɪæt] Nadvertencia f (Jur) → advertencia f de suspensión
to enter a caveathacer una advertencia

caveat

[ˈkæviæt ˈkeɪviæt] nmise f en gardecave dweller nhomme m des cavernes, troglodyte mcave-in [ˈkeɪvɪn] n [roof] → effondrement m

caveat

nVorbehalt m; to enter a caveat (Jur) → Einspruch einlegen

caveat

[ˈkævɪˌæt] nammonimento, avvertimento
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