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caution

noun

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2 something extraordinary or surprising
  • How she manages to walk all six dogs at a time is a caution.
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3 something that tells of approaching danger or risk
  • This is just a caution that the following paragraph practically gives away the entire plot of the movie.
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handwriting on the wall

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4 the act or an instance of telling beforehand of danger or risk
  • We heeded the police officer's caution about the road ahead.
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5 a measure taken to preclude loss or injury
  • the standard caution of donning surgical gloves before performing any kind of dental work
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caution

verb

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to give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk
  • The doctor cautioned that I should still be careful using my sprained wrist for the next several days.
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