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English definition of “caution”

caution

verb     /ˈkɔːʃən/
WARN [I, T] formal to warn someone of something: [often passive] They were cautioned against buying shares in the company.Giving advice
POLICE [T] UK If a police officer cautions someone, they give that person a warning that they will be punished next time.Threats and warnings
(Definition of caution verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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