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noun caution pronunciation in British English /ˈkɔːʃ(ə)n/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] careful thought and lack of hurry in order to try to avoid risks or danger
    with caution: He was instructed to act with extreme caution.
    exercise caution (=behave with care): Politicians should exercise caution in their expenditure of taxpayers’ money.
    urge/advise caution: The US favours an immediate military response but European leaders are urging caution.
    1. a.
      careful thought before accepting something as true
      Scientists have advised caution in interpreting these results.
      treat something with caution: The evidence of police informants needs to be treated with caution.
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    [uncountable] a warning that you should be careful
    a word/note of caution: A word of caution: the roads are very icy.

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