Definition of 'cautious'
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We huddle for comfort under the shelter of a cautious coalition government. Times, Sunday Times (2011)People are becoming far more cautious with their money. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Recent tricky situations have made cautious individuals wary of concepts you regard as worthwhile. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Insurers would treat them as cautious drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You just need to remember to be cautious and constantly aware of what comments you are posting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Brands need to be cautious about which environment they place themselves in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There may have been good reasons for this cautious attitude. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)Since then they have been very cautious and are careful with the amount they lend. Times, Sunday Times (2006)On no account tell your mother and be cautious about approaching your father. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cautious man would roll the dice now. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But now they are far more cautious. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is a pity that the drivers of these vehicles are not more cautious and aware. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Borrowing attitudes are more cautious but credit availability is a real problem. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He will have worked his way up by cautious conservatism and careful calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is partly due to the exit from those lines and partly to a more cautious consumer environment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And it draws his attention to the fact he should be more prudent and cautious when it comes to ticketing. The Sun (2006)The Government should be cautious as to what services are transferred. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He is known as very solid, no-nonsense … cautious and prudent. Christianity Today (2000)They were wary and cautious at first, but soon became accustomed to their surroundings, rolling in the sand and playing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'cautious'
British English: cautious /ˈkɔːʃəs/ ADJECTIVE
A cautious person acts very carefully in order to avoid danger.
I am a cautious driver.
- American English: cautious
- Arabic: حَذِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: cauteloso
- Chinese: 小心的
- Croatian: oprezan
- Czech: opatrný
- Danish: forsigtig
- Dutch: voorzichtig
- European Spanish: cauteloso
- Finnish: varovainen
- French: prudent
- German: vorsichtig
- Greek: προσεκτικός
- Italian: prudente
- Japanese: 慎重な
- Korean: 조심하는
- Norwegian: varsom
- Polish: ostrożny
- European Portuguese: cauteloso
- Romanian: precaut
- Russian: осторожный
- Spanish: cauteloso
- Swedish: försiktig
- Thai: ระมัดระวัง
- Turkish: tedbirli
- Ukrainian: обережний
- Vietnamese: thận trọng
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