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English definition of “caveat”

caveat

noun [C]     /ˈkæv.i.æt/ formal
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 provisoThreats and warnings
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