buyer beware

buyer beware
(let the) buyer beware
LAW, COMMERCE the principle that it is the buyer's responsibility to find out if there is anything wrong with something they are being sold, not the seller's to tell them: »

When you buy tickets from an unofficial website, it's very much a case of ""buyer beware"".

Compare CAVEAT EMPTOR(Cf. ↑caveat emptor)
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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • beware — /bəˈwɛə / (say buh wair), /bi / (say bee ) (now only used as imperative or infinitive) –verb (i) 1. to be wary, cautious, or careful: let the buyer beware!; beware lest you fall in the trap; *You want to beware of men who cry. –sutton woodfield,… …  

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  • caveat emptor — caveat emp·tor / emp tər, ˌtȯr/ n [New Latin, may the buyer beware]: a principle in commercial transactions: without a warranty the buyer takes the risk as to the condition of the property or goods compare products liability at liability 2b,… …   Law dictionary

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