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Perhaps a more cautious approach would bring better results.
The new principal gave a cautious welcome to developments in the neighborhood (=was pleased but careful not to be too excited).
Companies seem cautious about investing (=are unwilling to invest) more money in research and development.
This is the American English definition of cautious. View British English definition of cautious.
a frightening or unfriendly low noise
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