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English definition of “cautious”

cautious

adjective
 
 
/ˈkɔːʃəs/
B2 taking care to avoid risks or danger: She is cautious about lending money to anyone.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilantWise and sensibleCautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
cautiously adverb He crept cautiously towards the door.
(Definition of cautious from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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