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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Related to taking care in advance.

Usage examples (35)
  • It is good to take some precautionary steps such as putting on sunscreen and bringing a shirt before going to the beach.
  • Gave precautionary advice
  • PARKER: We do have what we refer to as precautionary and recommended.
  • "The pilot wants to land here and make what he calls a precautionary cheek. for more
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