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fine print

noun

: the part of an agreement or document that contains important details and that is sometimes written in small letters

Full Definition of FINE PRINT

:  something thoroughly and often deliberately obscure; especially :  a part of an agreement or document spelling out restrictions and limitations often in small type or obscure language

Examples of FINE PRINT

  1. Read the fine print before you sign the contract.

First Known Use of FINE PRINT

1951

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