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English definition of “caution”

caution

noun (football)    /ˈkɔː.ʃən/ US  /ˈkɑː-/
[C] a punishment for breaking the rules in a football game in which the referee writes the player's name in a book and holds up a yellow card → Synonym booking
(Definition of caution noun (football) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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