caveat lector

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Etymology[edit]

Latin for “reader beware”; formed on the model of caveat emptor.

Proverb[edit]

caveat lector

  1. Reader beware.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This warning is usually applied specifically, such as to suggest that a given text has inaccuracies or is biased.

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