Nolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary

Implied Warranty Of Fitness

A warranty implied by law that, if a seller knows or has reason to know a buyer will use property for a specific purpose, the property is suitable for that purpose. For example, if a buyer tells a seller he wants to purchase a watch suitable for deep sea diving, the seller can violate the implied warranty by selling the buyer a watch that isn't waterproof and depth-tolerant.
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