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Definition of Caution


  1. A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness.
  2. Security; guaranty; bail.
  3. Precept or warning against evil of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
  4. To give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed.
  5. A pledge, bond, or other security for the performance of an obligation either in or out of judicial proceedings; the promise or contract of one not for himself but another; security.
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Caution Translations

caution in Afrikaans is waarsku
caution in Danish is forsigtighed, advare
caution in Dutch is waarschuwen
caution in Finnish is varoittaa
caution in French is circonspection, avertir
caution in German is Behutsamkeit, Vorsicht, Warnung
caution in Latin is cautela
caution in Norwegian is forsiktighet, forsiktighet
caution in Portuguese is cuidado