Meaning of precautionary

pre•cau•tion•ar•y

Pronunciation: (pri-kô'shu-ner"ē), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by precaution: precautionary measures.
  2. expressing or advising precaution: precautionary warnings against possible tornadoes.
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