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caveat

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkæviæt/
a warning to consider something before doing anything more: One caveat: while the plans can offer an opportunity to accumulate significant wealth over time, they cannot guarantee the safety of employee contributions.
a statement that limits a more general statement: Behind every set of statistics there's always a caveat.
(Definition of caveat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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