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19:19 Sep 4, 2000
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: caveat emptor
Extra credit in school
Ryan Childers
English translation:please, see below,
Explanation:
"Caveat Emptor" is latin. Caveat emptor means let the buyer beware or that the buyers should examine and check for themselves things which they intend to purchase and that they cannot later hold the vendor responsible for the broken condition of the thing bought.
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M.Badra
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Summary of answers provided
naMaengelpruefungspflicht des Kaeufers
Karin Reinhold
nacaveat emptor/let the buyer bewarexxxJon Zuber
naCaveat emptorJesús Paredes
nalet the buyer bewareEllen Russon, lic.phil., B.A.
nabuyer beware
Dierk Seeburg
naplease, see below,
M.Badra


  

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12 mins
please, see below,


Explanation:
"Caveat Emptor" is latin. Caveat emptor means let the buyer beware or that the buyers should examine and check for themselves things which they intend to purchase and that they cannot later hold the vendor responsible for the broken condition of the thing bought.


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M.Badra
Brazil
Local time: 03:19
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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12 mins
buyer beware


Explanation:
You saw this in German, not in English and want it translated into English? Anyway, it means Buyer Beware, and a German translation would be Gewährleistungsausschluss.


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?search=caveat+emptor&lang=en
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 22:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 404
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15 mins
let the buyer beware


Explanation:
Phrase meaning that the buyer is himself responsible for checking that what he buys is in good order.

Remember that "caveat" means warning; you'll see it in other Latin phrases.
The German for "caveat emptor" is "Ausschluss der Gewaehrleistung."


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Ellen Russon, lic.phil., B.A.
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41 mins
Caveat emptor


Explanation:
This Latin phrase is also used in English and it means: Let the buyer beware (i.e. one buys at one's risk. Webster's New World Dictionary.

Jesús Paredes
Local time: 01:19
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17 hrs
Maengelpruefungspflicht des Kaeufers


Explanation:
Maengelrisiko liegt grundsaetzlich beim Kaeufer


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Karin Reinhold
Local time: 21:19
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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18 hrs
caveat emptor/let the buyer beware


Explanation:
Both are used by English speakers; which is appropriate depends on the educational level of the audience.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 8
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