Simple Definition of caveat emptor
law : the principle that a person who buys something is responsible for making sure that it is in good condition, works properly, etc.
Full Definition of caveat emptor
: a principle in commerce: without a warranty the buyer takes the risk
Origin of caveat emptor
New Latin, let the buyer beware
First Known Use: 1523
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