caution

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caution

1. Law chiefly Brit a formal warning given to a person suspected or accused of an offence that his words will be taken down and may be used in evidence
2. a notice entered on the register of title to land that prevents a proprietor from disposing of his land without a notice to the person who entered the caution
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In a low guttural he cautioned the others to silence and a moment later was swinging quietly up wind into the jungle.
Make no sound," he cautioned in the man's own tribal dialect as he released his hold upon the other's throat.
He had heard him speak but once--when he had cautioned him to silence--and then in excellent German and the well-modulated tones of culture.
Then darkness came and Tara of Helium bid her panthan search for food and drink; but she cautioned him against attempting to enter the city.
When von Horn had finished, he cautioned him against divulging to Virginia anything that took place within the inner campong.
Calling Nobs in a whisper, I cautioned him to silence and kept him at heel while I threw myself flat and watched, from behind a sheltering shrub, a body of warriors approaching the cliff from the south.
For someone to be cautioned, the suspect needs to make a clear admission before the custody sergeant considers various factors to decide whether or not a caution is the appropriate course of action.
West Midlands Police cautioned 229 people for possession of class A drugs in 2004, the Home Office revealed.
THE Soham murders might never have happened if police had cautioned Ian Huntley in their first contact with him nine years ago.
But Greenspan cautioned that these productivity gains can't go on forever.
Robberies, sexual assaults on children and child abductions are just some of the crimes offenders have been cautioned for rather than being taken to court.
MORE than 120 Teesside sex offenders have been cautioned rather than charged in the last five years - including cases involving children and rape.