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Caveat Emptor

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Caveat emptor is a Latin phrase that when literally translated means “let the buyer beware.” The phrase comes from two separate new Latin words: emptor, or “buyer,” and cavere, the verb for “caution.” The caveat ...

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