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Fine Print

Informal; all of the terms of a contract, rather than simply its main provisions. The fine print of a contract, as its name suggests, often appears in a smaller font, and can be cumbersome to read completely. For this reason, restrictions or terms disadvantageous to one party might be hidden in the fine print. This fact is the origin of the phrase, "Always read the fine print."
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It's a whole lot easier to omit it or stuff it in the "fine print" of the customer-agent interaction.
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At the bottom, the fine print starts by saying, "If" you're reading this, you're probably thinking there's some kind of catch....
In this case, you can't ignore reading the fine print of legislation.
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On every page of the book, the American need for a timelier version of justice, often wrong, cries out in the fine print, along with the theories of revenge and retribution.
A similar anthology was published in 1989 by Fine Print, but the Matrix collection is deeper and broader (thirty-six articles, approximately two hundred illustrations), and the attractive writing throughout reflects the humane quality that has come to be one of the chief characteristics of the Randles' excellent journal.
I have good vision but I don't like that fine print. My vision is 20/20 with glasses, and I turned 90 in March.
Stone made a good deal of his reputation from dogged research and his relentless reading and pursuit of nuggets he found buried in the fine print of Federal Register notices and obscure Congressional committee reports.
Unless they spend a lot of time reading the fine print in corporate sustainability reports, it's hard for green investors to know which companies truly stand out.
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My advice is: Do not hold your breath for quarter from the airlines and check the fine print in your travel insurance.