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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precautionary, precautionaladjective

    taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure

    "gave precautionary advice"; "I would take precautionary steps to keep him away"


  1. precautionaryadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or serving as a precaution

    The article 3.3 of the UNFCCC states the precautionary principle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precautionaryadjective

    of or pertaining to precaution, or precautions; as, precautionary signals

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precautionary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precautionary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of precautionary in a Sentence

  1. Buckingham Palace:

    The admission is a precautionary measure, on the advice of His Royal Highness' doctor.

  2. Tim Hall:

    Coleman is fine, i just felt the timing is not appropriate for him to compete right now. ..precautionary reasons.

  3. Jerry McDevitt:

    WWE was well ahead of sports organizations in implementing concussion management procedures and policies as a precautionary measure as the science and research on this issue emerged.

  4. Pedro Assy:

    It will be different, with all the precautionary measures we have to take, distances of tables, number of people sitting together, but it feels good to be working again.

  5. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison:

    To help stay ahead of this curve, we will impose a universal precautionary self-isolation requirement on all international arrivals to Australia and that is effective from midnight tonight, further the Australian government will also ban cruise ships from foreign ports from arriving at Australian ports for an initial 30 days.

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    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    • A. recital
    • B. flair
    • C. mitre
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