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wary

adjective uk   /ˈweə.ri/ us    /ˈwer.i/
C2 not completely trusting or certain about something or someone: I'm a bit wary of/about giving people my address when I don't know them very well.
warily
adverb uk   /ˈweə.rɪ.li/ us    /ˈwer.ɪ-/
wariness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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