caveat emptor

Definition of "caveat emptor"
  1. Latin for 'let the buyer beware.' It emphasizes that purchasers are buying a product or property at their own risk and should personally check for any apparent defects or imperfections
How to use "caveat emptor" in a sentence
  1. The collector adhered to the principle of caveat emptor when buying antiques at the flea market.
  2. Due to the condition of the used car, the dealer told the buyer it was a case of caveat emptor.
  3. She did not inspect the vintage dress for damages, resulting in a situation of caveat emptor.

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