caveat emptor definition

  • noun:
    • The axiom or concept in business your customer alone accounts for assessing the quality of a purchase before buying.
    • allow purchaser beware, i. e., allow him examine the article he's buying, and work on his own judgment.
    • a commercial principle that without a warranty the customer takes upon himself the risk of quality

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