Definition of 'precautionary'
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Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2009)
We are recalling these products as a precautionary measure.The Sun (2013)
The officer was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It is often through their taking up of personal issues that occupational hazards are identified and precautionary measures taken.The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)
But she is expected to stay in hospital for four or five days as a precautionary measure because of her age.The Sun (2010)
All we're doing is taking precautionary steps.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2012)
The plane turned back over Ireland as a precautionary measure because one of the pilots felt unwell.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He was taken to hospital, although that was said to be for precautionary measures.The Sun (2014)
The company recalled and replaced some of these in 2006 and 2007 as a precautionary measure.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A spokesman said it was'a precautionary measure '.The Sun (2009)
Perhaps it's because you don't have to be any particular shape or size to wear one that the normal precautionary steps are skipped.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Such a threat is likely to come from overseas rather than domestically, but precautionary steps are being taken internationally and in the US.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Mars UK insisted that the recall was being taken as a precautionary step and involved only products that had been manufactured at the Dutch plant.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Definition of precautionary from the Collins English Dictionary