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Definition of "precautions" []

  • An action taken to avoid a dangerous or undesirable event (noun)
  • Caution practised beforehand; circumspection (noun)
  • Plural form of precaution. (noun)

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Use "precautions" in a sentence
  • "If one of the safety precautions is to remove oxygen from the room, then when explaining the disaster an investigator will say: the cause of the explosion was the failure of a pump or seal that allowed oxygen to get into the room with the sparks."
  • "Trade secret has built-in precautions, procedural and substantive."
  • "As Carl Franz has a wonderful in The People's Guide to Mexico, which I can't track down right now, but something along the lines of taking precautions is not being paranoid, but simple common sense."
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