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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precautionary, precautionaladjective

    taken in advance to protect against possible danger or failure

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

    Synonyms:
    precautional

    Antonyms:
    permissive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. precautionaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    provident

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How to use precautionary in a sentence?

  1. The EPA:

    Navajo officials have reacted quickly, assessing their well fields and drinking and irrigation water intake systems and issuing a precautionary 'do not use' public service announcement regarding water from potentially impacted sources.

  2. Carl Smith:

    I hope it does not disrupt it. We have taken precautionary measures to address the potential impact that we may encounter.

  3. Pedro Assy:

    My crew and I are excited to be back to work, it will be different, with all the precautionary measures we have to take, distances of tables, number of people sitting together, but it feels good to be working again.

  4. Tim Hall:

    Coleman is fine, i just felt the timing is not appropriate for him to compete right now. ..precautionary reasons.

  5. 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.

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