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English definition of “caveat”

caveat

noun [C] uk   /ˈkæv.i.æt/ formal us  
a warning to consider something before acting further, or a statement that limits a more general statement: He agreed to the interview, with the caveat that he could approve the final article.
Synonym
Threats and warnings
(Definition of caveat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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