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if someone is careful, they think about what they are doing so that they do not do anything wrong or so that they avoid problems
careful to avoid problems or danger
someone who is thorough does everything that they should and leaves nothing out
done or doing something very carefully and slowly
done according to a careful plan and in a thorough way
an organized person arranges and plans activities carefully and effectively
very thorough and with careful attention to detail
always careful to do things in a thorough and organized way
doing things very carefully, making certain that all the details are correct
opposed to taking risks, or only willing to take small risks
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a form of protest in which workers stop doing their jobs without giving their employers any warning
an afternoon full of crafts
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