Definition of “cautionary” - English Dictionary

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“cautionary” in British English

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cautionaryadjective

uk /ˈkɔː.ʃən.ər.i/ /ˈkɔː.ʃən.ri/ us /ˈkɑː.ʃən.er.i/ formal

giving a warning

(Definition of “cautionary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)