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precautionaryadjective

uk   /prɪˈkɔːʃənəri/  us   /prɪˈkɔːʃəneri/
done or used to ​try and ​protect a ​person or thing from something dangerous or harmful: As a precautionary ​measure, she ​moved her ​money to another ​account.
(Definition of precautionary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “precautionary”
in Arabic وَقائي…
in Korean 예방의…
in Portuguese preventivo, de precaução…
in Catalan preventiu…
in Japanese 用心の, 予防のための…
in Italian precauzionale…
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