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Spanish translation of “caution”

caution

noun /ˈkoːʃən/
carefulness (because of possible danger etc)
cautela, precaución, prudencia
Motorists were urged to exercise caution during the icy weather.
(British ) (legal) in law, a warning
advertencia
The policeman gave him a caution for speeding.
cautionary adjective
aleccionador
a cautionary experience.
cautious adjective having or showing caution; careful
cauteloso, prudente, cauto
She used to trust everyone but she’s more cautious now a cautious driver.
cautiously adverb
prudentemente
She cautiously felt her way across the room to the door.
(Definition of caution from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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