how to pronounce caveat


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caveat is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of caveat in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… um the only caveat there is that there …”

meanings of caveat


  1. (law) A formal objection.
  2. A notice requesting a postponement of a court proceeding.
  3. A formal notice of interest in land under a Torrens land-title system.
  4. A qualification or exemption.
  5. A warning.


  1. To issue a notice requesting that proceedings be suspended.
  2. (transitive, law) To formally object to something.
  3. To lodge a formal notice of interest in land under a Torrens land-title system.
  4. To qualify a statement with a caveat or proviso.
  5. To warn or caution against some event.

caveat frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word caveat occurs in english on average 2.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics caveat can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that caveat can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to caveat


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