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English definition of “caution”
› [U] care and attention in order to avoid risk or possible problems: The latest figures suggest that consumer caution has increased in recent months. Those keen on investing in small companies should proceed with caution.great/extreme caution The letter outlines that customers should treat any email appearing to be from their bank with great caution.exercise/use caution Investors are urged to exercise caution to avoid the less reputable companies. advise/urge caution
err on the side of caution › to decide to take care rather than take any risks: Given the uncertainties in the market, it would be far better to err on the side of caution.
throw caution to the wind › to decide not to worry about possible dangers or risks: Faced with one of the worst financial crises in recent memory, British investors threw caution to the wind and scrambled to buy stocks.
sound/strike a note of caution › to warn someone about something: The Committee sounded a note of caution, saying the extra money entering the economy may push up inflation.