Meaning of “precautionary” in the English Dictionary


"precautionary" in Business English

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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)