Significado de “cautious” - en el Diccionario Inglés

cautious en inglés británico

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cautiousadjective

uk /ˈkɔː.ʃəs/ us /ˈkɑː.ʃəs/

B2 Someone who is cautious avoids risks:

He's a cautious driver.

B2 A cautious action is careful, well considered, and sometimes slow or uncertain:

a cautious approach
cautious criticism
cautious optimism

a feeling that there are some reasons to hope for a good result, even if you do not expect complete success or improvement

Más ejemplos

  • The prime minister was extremely cautious, saying nothing inflammatory and giving no hostages to fortune.
  • Judging from your exam results, I think you have cause for cautious optimism about getting a university place.
  • Their supporters gave the decision a cautious welcome.
  • He is too cautious to be a great leader.
  • I think you should be cautious about trying to change their views.
cautiously
adverb uk /ˈkɔː.ʃəs.li/ us /ˈkɑː.ʃəs.li/

in a cautious way

cautiousness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈkɔː.ʃəs.nəs/ us /ˈkɑː.ʃəs.nəs/

(Definición de cautious del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

cautious en inglés americano

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cautiousadjective

us /ˈkɔ·ʃəs/

not acting quickly in order to avoid risks; careful:

Most doctors are cautious about advising you to have surgery.
Auto companies are taking a cautious approach toward introducing electric cars.
cautiously
adverb us /ˈkɔ·ʃəs·li/

She was in the habit of driving cautiously.

(Definición de cautious del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cautious en inglés de negocios

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cautiousadjective

uk /ˈkɔːʃəs/ us

very careful about what you do or say and unwilling to take risks because you want to avoid possible problems:

be cautious about sth/about doing sth Businesses have become cautious about spending on technology.
a cautious approach/strategy He said the group would continue its cautious approach to expanding in Japan until it better understood the market.
cautious optimism

a feeling that you can be hopeful about a situation although you realize that there still could be problems:

There is cautious optimism for a successful outcome for the financial year.
cautiously
adverb

Textile and garment companies in China reacted cautiously to the announcement.

(Definición de cautious del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)