The police will be taking every precaution to make the funeral tomorrow and the London Marathon go ahead.
Four stabilizing wires were staked around the tree as a precaution against it ever being toppled again.
A combination of luck, precaution and experience kept me safe from stones, rubber bullets and live ammunition.
But, the precaution falls flat on the upper floors of thin-walled barracks.
After all, one precaution women are taking about travel in India is to cancel their plans altogether.
The first precaution that the corporal had taken was to disarm and bind his prisoners.
This was a precaution we always took, on account of the craft's being so tender.
But for this precaution, we should have been in danger of losing our horses and mules entirely.
Where the forbidden thing is, no precaution can be too great.
Thus Macquart did not even take the precaution to have the gates shut.
c.1600, from French précaution (16c.) and directly from Late Latin praecautionem (nominative praecautio) "a safeguarding," from past participle stem of Latin praecavere "to guard against beforehand," from prae "before" (see pre-) + cavere "to be one's own guard" (see caution (n.)). The verb meaning "to warn (someone) in advance" is from c.1700.