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precaution

noun

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a measure taken to preclude loss or injury
  • as parents of young children, they have taken the usual precaution of locking up their household cleansers

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The first known use of precaution was in 1599

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“Precaution.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/precaution. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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