precautionary

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

precautionary (comparative more precautionary, superlative most precautionary)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or serving as a precaution
    The article 3.3 of the UNFCCC states the precautionary principle.

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Noun[edit]

precautionary (plural precautionaries)

  1. (obsolete) A precaution.
    • 1748, Samuel Richardson, Clarissa
      Thou seest, Belford, by the above precautionaries, that I forget nothing.