Definition of Precautions

1. Noun. (plural of precaution) ¹



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Definition of Precautions

1. precaution [n] - See also: precaution

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Precautions

precatalysts
precatalytic
precation
precations
precative
precatively
precatory
precaucus
precaudal
precaution
precautional
precautionarily
precautionary
precautioned
precautioning
precautions (current term)
precautious
precautiously
precautiousness
precava
precavae
precaval
precedaneous
precede
preceded
precedence
precedences
precedencies
precedency
precedent

Literary usage of Precautions

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1. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion by James George Frazer (1900)
"l precautions are therefore taken to guard against these dangers. ... If these are the ordinary precautions taken by common people, the precautions taken by ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"The authors infer that cases of movable retroversion with attendant nervous symptoms are really subjects for medical treatment. precautions after Narcosis. ..."

3. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the by Washington Irving (1868)
"precautions in dangerous defiles. — Trappers' mode of defense on a prairie. ... Were such precautions generally observed by traders and hunters, ..."

4. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"precautions taken for securing the peace of the kingdom— § XLIV. Death" and character of queen Anne. § I. IN the month of January, the conferences for peace ..."

5. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Nevertheless Phokion, disregarding such a decree, took no precautions, affirming that he would himself be answerable for Nikanor. ..."

6. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"In spite of precautions, foreign ideas drifted through the custom-houses and embodied themselves in the Constitution of 1812 and, when the reaction came ..."

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