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ca·ve·at(kăv′ē-ät′, kä′vē-, kā′vē-ăt′)
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
To submit a caveat.
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.]
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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]
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ca•ve•at(ˈkæv iˌɑt, -ˌæt, ˈkɑ vi-, keɪ-)
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]
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A designator used with a classification to further limit the dissemination of restricted information.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
a legal notice to beware; a notice placed on file until the caveator can be heard. — caveator, n. — caveatee, n.See also: Law
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|Noun||1.||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
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noun warning, caution, admonition, qualification, proviso, reservation, condition He added the caveat that all the figures in the survey were suspect.
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caveat[ˈkævɪæt] N → advertencia f (Jur) → advertencia f de suspensión
to enter a caveat → hacer una advertencia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
caveat[ˈkæviæt ˈkeɪviæt] n → mise f en gardecave dweller n → homme m des cavernes, troglodyte mcave-in [ˈkeɪvɪn] n [roof] → effondrement m
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