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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Care taken ahead of time.

Usage examples (36)
  • Taking the precaution of looking both ways before you cross the street will keep you safe.
  • He put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution
  • Another precaution is not to take anything of value.
  • As a preventive of intrigues the precaution is excellent. for more
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