caveat: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kav'ē-ät", -at", kä'vē-, kā-), [key]
— n.
  1. a warning or caution; admonition.
  2. a legal notice to a court or public officer to suspend a certain proceeding until the notifier is given a hearing: a caveat filed against the probate of a will.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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