caveat vendor

caveat vendor

‘let the seller beware’: a situation where a supplier of a good or service is legally obliged to inform buyers of any defects in the product. Compare CAVEAT EMPTOR.

caveat vendor

a Latin phrase meaning ‘let the seller beware’. In brief, this means that the supplier may be legally obliged to inform buyers of any defects in his goods or services. Compare CAVEAT EMPTOR.
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Caveat vendor is equally necessary to dissuade fraud and allow equal recourse so that everyone is responsible for building the trust that is the fundamental basis of free trade.