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small print

small print

n
(Law) matter in a contract, etc, printed in small type, esp when considered to be a trap for the unwary

fine′ print′

(faɪn)
n.
the detailed wording of a contract, lease, or the like, often in type smaller than the main body of the document and including restrictions or qualifications that could be considered disadvantageous. Also called small print.
[1955–60]
fine′-print′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.small print - the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small typesmall print - the part of a contract that contains reservations and qualifications that are often printed in small type; "don't sign a contract without reading the fine print"
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
reservation, qualification - a statement that limits or restricts some claim; "he recommended her without any reservations"
2.small print - material printed in small type; "he needed his glasses in order to read the fine print"
print - the text appearing in a book, newspaper, or other printed publication; "I want to see it in print"
Translations

small print

ncaratteri mpl piccoli; (in contract) → parte f scritta in piccolo
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