Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, a buyer. Its most frequent use is in the maxim caveat emptor, ‘let the buyer take heed’—that is, a purchaser of property without warranty takes it at his own risk.
- n. a person who buys
“Caveat emptor is Latin for "Let the buyer beware.”
“Jennifer at Green Options (yeah, that’s my other site) takes a look at natural and organic beauty products, and finds that caveat emptor is the rule rather than the exception.”
“They believe in caveat emptor, which is fine, because as I wrote last week, they have the big information advantage, so they always win.”
“Never before, for those who wish a healthful, light diet, has the phrase caveat emptor Let the buyer beware! been more appropriate.”
“The information is provided here for historical record and for completeness, and what you choose to do with that information is completely up to you. caveat: without the 'emptor' it just means 'beware' or 'caution'. eponymous (noun), eponymously (adjective): in a musical. discographical context it means 'self titled'.”
“A can't-lose opportunity has come along (caveat emptor which is not that big a deal: it might be a scam).”
“I have yet to hear any policy maker argue 'caveat emptor' let the buyer beware as it relates to toddlers.”
“Click here for the Almanac's January and February outlook, but as they say: caveat emptor...”
“Even without the caveat, there's plenty of reason for some intellectual caveat emptor.”
“Bizarrobrain, I believe that old saw from free market capitalism provides the answer … caveat emptor.”
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Ghost words that I've adopted because the original listers abandoned them. Yarb has more in his Adoption agency, and many orphlings are tagged as ghosted, ghost phrases, misspellings, or typos.
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