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precautious

[pri-kaw-shuh s] /prɪˈkɔ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
using or displaying precaution:
a precautious reply; a precautious person.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; precauti(on) + -ous
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  • Owing lo precautious taken by the police to pre serve order there was no disturbance.

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