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Antonyms for precautionary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precautionary, precautional(adj)

    taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure

    "gave precautionary advice"; "I would take precautionary steps to keep him away"



How to use precautionary in a sentence?

  1. Manchester Airport:

    A precautionary evacuation is taking place while further investigations take place.

  2. Ben Williamson:

    Rep. Meadows was advised this weekend that he may have come in contact with the Conservative Political Action Conference attendee who tested positive for COVID-19, now 12 days ago. Out of an abundance of caution, Mark Meadows received testing which came back negative, while Mark Meadows's experiencing zero symptoms, under doctors' standard precautionary recommendations, Mark Meadows'll remain at home until the 14 day period expires this Wednesday.

  3. Nick Phin:

    This person has been isolated and we are taking a highly precautionary approach to ensure that all contacts are traced, the fact that only one of the fifty contacts of the initial monkeypox-infected patient has been infected shows how poorly infectious the virus is.

  4. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    This is why we determined to take precautionary interim steps while this investigation is still ongoing. ISIL is out there now, active in a lot of different areas, and so while this investigation is pending -- and cause we have this group claiming responsibility -- we believe it's significant to do these things on an interim basis and to tell the public that we've done this, we want the public to know that our aviation security officials are very much focused on this.

  5. Edward Al-Hussainy:

    We think the Fed's precautionary cuts continue and the market isn't anticipating that scenario and is priced for a soft landing next year.

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  1. precautionary

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