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circumspect (ˈsɜːkəmˌspɛkt Pronunciation for circumspect

Definitions

adjective

  1. cautious, prudent, or discreet

Derived Forms

ˌcircumˈspection noun
ˌcircumˈspective adjective
ˈcircumˌspectly adverb

Word Origin

C15: from Latin circumspectus, from circum- + specere to look

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