precaution

  1. the trait of practicing caution in advance
  2. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

precaution

preventative measure; action taken to prevent something unpleasant from happening

precaution

[n] - the trait of practicing caution in advance 2. [n] - a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
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Precaution

Pre·cau'tion noun [ French précation , Latin praecautio , from praecavere , praecautum , to guard against beforehand; prae before + cavere be on one's guard. See Pre- , and Caution .] 1. Previous caution or care; caution previously e...
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Precaution

Pre·cau'tion transitive verb [ Confer French précautionner .] 1. To warn or caution beforehand. Locke. 2. To take precaution against. [ R.] Dryden.
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precaution

safeguard noun a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; `he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution`; `an insurance policy is a good safeguard`; `we let our guard down`
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precaution

noun the trait of practicing caution in advance
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precaution

(pre-kaw´shәn) a protective measure taken in advance.
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Precaution

• (n.) Previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution. • (n.) A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success; a precautionary act; as, to take precautions against accident. • (v. t.) To warn or caution beforehand. • (v. t.) To ...
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Precaution

(from the article `Cooper, James Fenimore`) ...the American Bible Society, and the Westchester militia. It was in this amateur spirit that he wrote and published his first fiction, reputedly on ...
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precaution

precaution 1. As a quality or mode of action: Caution exercised beforehand to provide against mischief or secure good results; prudent foresight. 2. A caution or caveat given beforehand.
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