precautionary


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pre·cau·tion·ar·y

 (prĭ-kô′shə-nĕr′ē) also pre·cau·tion·al (-shə-nəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or constituting a precaution: taking precautionary measures; gave precautionary advice.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.precautionary - taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure; "gave precautionary advice"; "I would take precautionary steps to keep him away"
preventative, preventive - tending to prevent or hinder

precautionary

adjective preventative, safety, protective, preventive The curfew is a precautionary measure.
Translations
إحْتِياطي
preventivní
forholds-
óvatossági
varúîar-
önlem olarak

precautionary

[prɪˈkɔːʃənərɪ] ADJpreventivo, de precaución
as a precautionary measurecomo medida preventiva or de precaución

precautionary

[prɪˈkɔːʃənəri] adj [measure] → de précaution

precautionary

adjVorsichts-, Sicherheits-, vorbeugend; precautionary measureVorsichts- or Sicherheitsmaßnahme f; it’s purely precautionaryes ist eine reine or nur eine Vorsichtsmaßnahme

precautionary

[prɪˈkɔːʃnrɪ] adj (measure) → precauzionale

precaution

(priˈkoːʃən) noun
care taken to avoid accidents, disease etc. They took every precaution to ensure that their journey would be safe and enjoyable.
preˈcautionary adjective
References in classic literature ?
Nor was there wanting still another precautionary motive more related to Ahab personally.
The housekeeper merely set herself to watch her master one day earlier than had been calculated on -- a result which had been already provided for by the wise precautionary measure of forbidding Noel Vanstone all communication with North Shingles.
She lived under the iron rod of the medical science of our forefathers, and took yearly four precautionary doses, strong enough to have killed Penelope, though they seemed to rejuvenate her mistress.
Poyser, turning his head on one side in a dubitative manner and giving a precautionary puff to his pipe between each sentence, "I don't know.
The pug-dog sat up, as a precautionary measure, as I passed; but, as I took no notice of the treasure he was guarding, he let me go by without even one remonstrant bark.
Immediately in front of the jail those relics of the older times were situated, as a lesson of precautionary justice to the evil-doers of the settlement.
As a precautionary measure, therefore, he required that the voyageurs, as they were about to enter into the service of an American association, and to reside within the limits of the United States, should take the oaths of naturalization as American citizens.
Bulstrode with precautionary information for his daughters and servants, and accounting for his allowing no one but himself to enter the room even with food and drink.
If Tugby had been a little elevated in the parlour, he more than balanced that account by being not a little depressed in the shop, where he now stood staring at his wife, without attempting a reply; secretly conveying, however--either in a fit of abstraction or as a precautionary measure--all the money from the till into his own pockets, as he looked at her.
Sheldon kept a precautionary eye on the buildings, while the Balesuna, in flood, so savagely attacked the high bank Joan had warned him about, that he told off all the gangs to battle with the river.
However, he did not expect to use it, and had it ready merely as a precautionary measure.
Screw had been sent to Barkingham, accompanied, on the usual precautionary plan, by Mill.