Meaning of fine print

fine' print'

Pronunciation: (fīn), [key]
  1. printed matter in small-sized type.
  2. the detailed wording of a contract, lease, insurance policy, or the like, often set in type smaller than the main body of the document and including general restrictions or qualifications that could be considered disadvantageous:Also called Make sure you read the fine print before signing.
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