Meaning of “caveat” in the English Dictionary

"caveat" in American English

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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.

(Definition of “caveat” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"caveat" in Business English

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caveatnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkæviæt/ us

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)