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English definition of “precaution”

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
(Definition of precaution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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