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precaution

noun [C, especially plural]
 
 
/prɪˈkɔːʃən/
something that is done to try and protect a person or thing from something dangerous or harmful: The bank decided to reduce interest rates as a precaution against inflation. We're taking every precaution necessary to ensure the safety of our employees. necessary/safety/security precautions
Translations of “precaution”
in Korean 예방 조치…
in Arabic اِحْتِياط…
in French précaution…
in Turkish önlem, tedbir…
in Italian precauzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 預防,預防措施…
in Russian предосторожность…
in Polish zabezpieczenie, środek zapobiegawczy…
in Spanish precaución…
in Portuguese precaução…
in German die Vorsichtsmaßregel…
in Catalan precaució…
in Japanese 予防策, 用心, 警戒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 预防,预防措施…
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