Definition of precautionary in English:

precautionary

Syllabification: pre·cau·tion·ar·y
Pronunciation: /priˈkôSHəˌnerē
 
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adjective

  • Carried out as a precaution: she was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure
    More example sentences
    • We are therefore distributing a list of common-sense precautionary safety measures.
    • We must always take the correct precautionary measures to assure the safety of our children.
    • On another occasion, I was much more inclined to resist a precautionary procedure.
    Synonyms
    preventative, preventive, safety

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