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synonyms for precaution

  • care
  • caution
  • insurance
  • protection
  • provision
  • safeguard
  • safety measure
  • anticipation
  • circumspection
  • discreetness
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • forethought
  • providence
  • prudence
  • regard
  • wariness
  • canniness
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antonyms for precaution

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  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • thoughtlessness
  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • hindsight
  • ignorance
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How to use precaution in a sentence

In Chinatown, she urged people to take precautions and to be vigilant.
TRUMP’S ABC NEWS TOWN HALL: FOUR PINOCCHIOS, OVER AND OVER AGAINGLENN KESSLERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The measure was taken partly as a precaution for the health of Jeopardy host Alex Trebek, who has stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
HOW THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS ROILING THE FILM AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRIESALISSA WILKINSONSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
Getting on an airplane, he postulated, was not something consumers would be ready to do for a long time, leaving travel plans to be dictated more by safety precautions than whimsy.
AIRBNB CEO: THE PANDEMIC WILL FORCE US TO SEE MORE OF THE WORLD, NOT LESSVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Overall, business execs say that approaching an in person meeting with transparency as well as setting the stage for the kinds of precautions that will happen once in person is key.
‘SAFE AND HEALTHY’: AS IN PERSON MEETINGS RESUME, BUSINESS EXECS ARE HAVING THE CORONAVIRUS ‘TALK’KRISTINA MONLLOSSEPTEMBER 4, 2020DIGIDAY
Given the opportunity to test and find out that an asymptomatic contact is positive is always preferable, she said, because people are more likely to take precautions and isolate properly, particularly around family members.
AMERICA DOESN’T HAVE A COHERENT STRATEGY FOR ASYMPTOMATIC TESTING. IT NEEDS ONE.BY CAROLINE CHENSEPTEMBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
We want to protect especially the most vulnerable, those who are elderly, those that have preexisting conditions, they should be taking more precautions.
FULL TRANSCRIPT: TOMI LAHREN ON ‘THE CARLOS WATSON SHOW’DANIEL MALLOYAUGUST 31, 2020OZY
You should think of them as an extra precaution, or as a last resort when other options are unavailable.
CAN AN AIR PURIFIER HELP PROTECT YOU FROM COVID-19?DZANEMORRISAUGUST 22, 2020FORTUNE
To help patrons feel safer, theaters are taking extra precautions, including admitting fewer customers to allow for social distancing, requiring masks, and improving their ventilation.
ARE THESE BIG DISCOUNTS ENOUGH TO GET YOU BACK INTO A MOVIE THEATER?DZANEMORRISAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
“That allowed us to test out all the safety precautions and procedures that we wanted to put in place to make sure that everyone felt safe and make sure that no one got sick,” said Sidner.
‘A NEW WAY OF WORKING’: PUBLISHERS’ TEST KITCHENS RETURN TO STUDIOS WITH NEW SAFETY PROCEDURES IN THE MIXKAYLEIGH BARBERAUGUST 14, 2020DIGIDAY
However, for all the precautions producers are taking and adjustments they are making, the biggest impediment to returning to production is the cost.
TV, STREAMING SHOW MAKERS EASE BACK INTO PRODUCTION DESPITE CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS — AND INSURANCE COSTSTIM PETERSONAUGUST 11, 2020DIGIDAY
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECAUTION

  • canniness
  • caution
  • circumspection
  • contrivance
  • deliberation
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • planning
  • precaution
  • prudence
  • thought
  • addings
  • arithmetics
  • cipherings
  • computations
  • countings
  • dividings
  • estimates
  • estimations
  • figurings
  • forecasts
  • judgments
  • multiplyings
  • predictions
  • reckonings
  • summations
  • totalings
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