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cau·tion·ar·y

 (kô′shə-nĕr′ē)
adj.
Giving or serving as a warning; admonitory: a cautionary tale; cautionary advice.
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cautionary

(ˈkɔːʃənərɪ)
adj
serving as a warning; intended to warn: a cautionary tale.
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cau•tion•ar•y

(ˈkɔ ʃəˌnɛr i)

adj.
serving as a warning.
[1590–1600]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cautionary - warding off; "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze
protective - intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind; "a protective covering"; "the use of protective masks and equipment"; "protective coatings"; "kept the drunken sailor in protective custody"; "animals with protective coloring"; "protective tariffs"
2.cautionary - serving to warncautionary - serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"
dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"
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cautionary

adjective
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Translations
تَحْذيري، تَنْبيهِي
varovnývýstražný
figyelmeztetõ
aîvörunar-
výstražný
ikaz ediciuyarıcı

cautionary

[ˈkɔːʃənərɪ] ADJ [tale] → de escarmiento, aleccionador
to sound a cautionary noterecomendar precaución
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cautionary

adjbelehrend; signWarn-; a cautionary taleeine Geschichte mit Moral
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cautionary

[ˈkɔːʃənərɪ] adj cautionary talestoriella ammonitrice
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caution

(ˈkoːʃən) noun
1. carefulness (because of possible danger etc). Exercise caution when crossing this road.
2. in law, a warning. The policeman gave him a caution for speeding.
verb
to give a warning to. He was cautioned for drunken driving.
ˈcautionary adjective
ˈcautious adjective
having or showing caution; careful. She used to trust everyone but she's more cautious now; a cautious driver.
ˈcautiously adverb
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References in classic literature ?
It is remarkable, that even in the two States which seem to have meditated an interdiction of military establishments in time of peace, the mode of expression made use of is rather cautionary than prohibitory.
Reverting for a moment to his former refuge, he observed a cautionary movement of her eyes towards the door.
The door was quickly opened and closed, and there stood before him face to face, quiet, intent upon him, with the light of a smile on his features, and a cautionary finger on his lip, Sydney Carton.
'Don't you get into a bad habit of boasting,' retorts Durdles, with a grave cautionary nod.
The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number three as squally weather is likely to affect maritime ports, North Bay and adjoining coastal areas, reports BSS.
He abused me and then disconnected the call.' Recently, the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) had issued a cautionary notice against double swiping of bank cards.
Hwang's writing is rich with symbolism, cautionary lessons, and the potential for redemption in a society that has forgotten how to cherish both things and people.
With bouncy call-and-response text and vivid illustrations, "Toad on the Road: A Cautionary Tale" is lively and entertaining picture book for children ages 4 to 8 from author and illustrator Stephen Shaskan that is certain to have them giggling along with Toad's silly antics.
The safe harbor protects forward-looking statements if they are (1) identified as forward-looking and accompanied by meaningful cautionary language, (2) immaterial, or (3) made without knowledge that they were false.