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pre·cau·tion·a·ry

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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. 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.

  2. Arctic Norway:

    According to Airbus Helicopters, issuance of the EASB (notice) is a precautionary measure to ensure the continued airworthiness of the helicopter type.

  3. The Home Affairs spokesperson:

    This is a precautionary measure, which in the age of increasing levels of cyber-enabled interference and disruption, will need to become the norm.

  4. Neil Basu:

    This will look similar to some of the activity that took place in Salisbury earlier this year, again, this is a precautionary, but necessary measure that allows officers to safely carry out meticulous and systematic searches for evidence to support the investigation. This must be done with great care, as you will appreciate, to ensure there is no outstanding risk to both those brave officers and the public.

  5. The FAA:

    Full operations resumed in less than 15 minutes, the FAA regularly takes precautionary measures. We are reviewing the process around this ground stop as we do after all such events.


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