Definition of cautionary in English:

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cautionary

Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːʃ(ə)n(ə)ri/

adjective

Serving as a warning: a cautionary tale
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  • Fritz is a darkly comic cautionary tale warning of the danger of consumerism and entrepreneurial greed.
  • Yet all the words of warning and cautionary tales cannot dent his ambition to do something out of the ordinary.
  • These three books constitute both landmarks and cautionary warnings in a long process that none of them addresses directly.
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