MEANING 1: (n.) a warning or caution given


EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Her father gave her a final caveat before sending her on the trip.


MEANING 2: (n.) a cautionary detail to be considered before doing or attempting something


EXAMPLE SENTENCE: All stockbrokers give a written caveat that no stock is completely safe.


MEANING 3: (n.) a formal notice filed to a court to refrain from taking action or not to take an action without letting the person who filed the caveat know.


EXAMPLE SENTENCE: She filed a caveat in court as she hunted for new clues.


SYNONYMS: Forewarning, Caution, Admonition 


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