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caution noun

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  • caution — ► NOUN 1) care taken to avoid danger or mistakes. 2) warning: advisers sounded a note of caution. 3) Law, chiefly Brit. a formal warning given to someone who has committed a minor offence but has not been charged. ► VERB 1) warn or advise. 2)… …   English terms dictionary

  • caution — cau‧tion [ˈkɔːʆn ǁ ˈkɒː ] noun [uncountable] FINANCE if there is caution in the financial markets, people are unwilling to buy or sell because they are worried that prices will fall: • Investors exercised caution in the run up to the election. * …   Financial and business terms

  • caution — I (vigilance) noun attention, attentiveness, care, carefulness, cautio, circumspection, concern, conscientiousness, consideration, cura, diligence, exactitude, exactness, forethought, guardedness, heed, needfulness, meticulousness, mindfulness,… …   Law dictionary

  • caution — noun 1 great care ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, extra, extreme, great, utmost ▪ The utmost caution must be exercised when handling explosives. ▪ excessive …   Collocations dictionary

  • caution money — noun : money deposited by a student on entering a British university typically as security for possible damages (as to laboratory equipment) * * * caution money noun Money paid in advance as security for good conduct • • • Main Entry: ↑caution *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • caution money — ➔ money * * * caution money UK US noun [U] ► LAW an amount of money that someone has to pay when they rent property, use a service, etc. which will not be returned if they damage something or owe money at the end of their contract: »Each new… …   Financial and business terms

  • caution — (n.) c.1300, bail, guarantee, pledge, from O.Fr. caution security, surety, from L. cautionem (nom. cautio) caution, care, foresight, precaution, noun of action from pp. stem of cavere to be on one s guard (see CAVEAT (Cf. caveat)). The Latin… …   Etymology dictionary

  • caution — noun 1》 care taken to avoid danger or mistakes. 2》 Brit. an official or legal warning given to someone who has committed a minor offence but has not been charged. 3》 informal, dated an amusing or surprising person. verb 1》 say something as a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • caution — [[t]kɔ͟ːʃ(ə)n[/t]] cautions, cautioning, cautioned 1) N UNCOUNT Caution is great care which you take in order to avoid possible danger. Extreme caution should be exercised when buying part worn tyres... The Chancellor is a man of caution. 2) VERB …   English dictionary

  • caution — I UK [ˈkɔːʃ(ə)n] / US [ˈkɔʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms caution : singular caution plural cautions ** 1) a) [uncountable] careful thought and lack of hurry in order to try to avoid risks or danger with caution: He was instructed to act with extreme… …   English dictionary

  • caution — cau|tion1 [ kɔʃn ] noun ** 1. ) uncount careful thought and lack of hurry in order to try to avoid risks or danger: with caution: He was instructed to act with extreme caution. exercise caution (=behave with care): Politicians should exercise… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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