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caveatnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæv·iˌæt, ˈkɑ·viˌɑt/
a ​warning, for ​example about the use or ​effectiveness of something: One caveat: Know when ​passengers must be back on ​board the ​plane.
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"caveat" in British English

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caveatnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæv.i.æt/  us   /ˈkæv.i.æt/ formal
a ​warning to ​consider something before taking any more ​action, or a ​statement that ​limits a more ​generalstatement: He ​agreed to the ​interview, with the caveat that he could ​approve the ​finalarticle.
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"caveat" in Business English

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caveatnoun [C]

uk   us   /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 ​employeecontributions.
a ​statement that ​limits a more ​generalstatement: 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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