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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.
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Adj.1.precautional - 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
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