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circumspect

adjective uk   /ˈsɜː.kəm.spekt/  us   /ˈsɝː-/ formal
careful not to take risks: Officials were circumspect about what the talks had achieved.
circumspection
noun [U] uk   /ˌsɜː.kəmˈspek.ʃən/  us   /ˌsɝː-/
This is a very sensitive case requiring extreme circumspection.
circumspectly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “circumspect”
in Chinese (Traditional) 小心的, 謹慎的, 審慎的…
in Russian действующий с оглядкой, обдуманно…
in Turkish tedbirli, itinalı, dikkatli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小心的, 谨慎的, 审慎的…
in Polish ostrożny…
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