emptor


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

emptor

Law. abuyer.
See also: Trade
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emptor - a person who buysemptor - a person who buys      
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
customer agent - a foreign purchaser who buys goods outright for resale
home buyer - someone buying a house
orderer - someone who places an order to buy
References in periodicals archive ?
99 Monday when the company was listed on the OTC Markets Groups Pink platform with a caveat emptor designation.
With this agreement, Interactive Brokers' 353,000 client accounts will have access to complete quote data for OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities, as well as unique security information such as market designation, security type, piggyback status and caveat emptor status.
Former Tulsa Mayor Terry Young, said,"Caveat emptor - buyer beware.
First, let me say right up front that, in general, I'm a firm believer in the legal principle of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware).
One of the golden rules of this aspect of the law is exemplified in the famous Latin motto, caveat emptor -- which means 'let the buyer beware'.
A In common with much of the business world, one of the guiding principles of the property market has always been the concept of caveat emptor, or "let the buyer beware".
In the commercial world, caveat emptor means that the buyer bears the risk for the quality of goods purchased unless they are covered by the seller's warranty.
Now that the statute of limitations on these crimes has expired, CAVEAT EMPTOR is participant author Ken Perenyi's confession, and basically tells how he pulled it off.
By spelling out the rights and remedies of the consumers in a market so far dominated by organized manufacturers and traders of goods and providers of various types of services, the Act makes the dictum, caveat emptor ('buyer beware') a thing of the past.
Caveat emptor, "let the buyer beware," is a caution that has taken on new relevance in the horticultural press.
All of these stocks have been copied, with some of the most ingenious aging techniques imaginable, so caveat emptor certainly applies," he warns.
Consumer rights were summed up in one Latin phrase, caveat emptor.