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Care taken to avoid danger or mistakes
“Extreme caution is urged with men who exhibit severe violence or sociopathic traits.”
An official or legal warning given to someone who has committed a minor offence but has not been charged, to the effect that further action will be taken if they commit another such offence
“He admitted bigamy and received a caution for the offence.”
Something extraordinary or surprising
“… how she manages to drive her car without destroying the neighborhood is a caution.”
Something that tells of approaching danger or risk
“… this is just a caution that the following paragraph practically gives away the entire plot of the movie.”
A measure taken to preclude loss or injury
“… the standard caution of donning surgical gloves before performing any kind of dental work.”
Say something as a warning
“Economic purists caution patience and promise a more efficient electricity market in the future.”
Issue an official or legal warning to
“A woman from Leyland Road was cautioned for possessing cannabis.”
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