Word of the Day – Sept. 18 – Caveat

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Noun: Caveat (KAV-ee-aht)


1. A warning enjoining one from certain acts or practices.

2. An explanation to prevent misinterpretation.

3. A modifying or cautionary detail to be considered when evaluating, interpreting, or doing something.

4. A legal warning to a judicial officer to suspend a proceeding until the opposition has a hearing.

Sample sentence: Their investment advice comes with a caveat: that the stock market is impossible to predict with absolute accuracy.

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