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English definition of “caution”

caution

verb [T]     /ˈkɔː.ʃən/ US  /ˈkɑː-/
If the police caution someone, they give them an official warning.Threats and warnings C2 formal to warn someone: The newspaper cautioned its readers against buying shares without getting good advice first.Threats and warnings
(Definition of caution verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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