fair warning

noun

Definition of fair warning 

: enough warning to be able to avoid something bad I'm giving you fair warning that you had better not discuss politics at dinner tonight.

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fair warning

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Legal Definition of fair warning 

: sufficient notification in a statute that particular conduct constitutes a crime — see also void-for-vagueness doctrine

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