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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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BEIRUT: Police will tighten security measures on New Year's Eve and cautioned against driving recklessly or while under the influence of alcohol.
The Steelmen have been better behaved, with only David Clarkson and Maros Klimpl cautioned against Inverness Caley Thistle and Hamilton Accies.
And it did not take long before China's growing wealth and concomitant appetite for cars and trucks was being used as a wedge against those who cautioned against panic, or suggested the market would adjust to meet the demands of this situation--should it ever develop.
Therefore, the reader is cautioned against making simplistic comparisons between the statistical data of this program with that of others with differing methodologies or even comparing individual reporting units solely on the basis of their agency type.
The reader is, therefore, cautioned against comparing statistical data of individual reporting units from cities, counties, metropolitan areas, states, or colleges and universities solely on the basis of their population coverage or student enrollment.
The letter also cautioned against all-NRTI regimens in general, as three other such regimens showed disappointing antiviral results in clinical trials.
Cesare Cavalleri, editor of the Italian review Studi Cattolici, cautioned against the temptation to see a Catholic thinker in every artist or literary figure.
Some of the leaders have cautioned against the pursuit of revenge.
So does Joe Pechmann of the University of New Orleans, who in a 1991 article cautioned against labeling every population dip a decline.
Her discussion of Elizabethan cosmology, for example, footnotes Lovejoy and Tillyard, calling them accessible views to this way of thinking," but continuing: "The reader is cautioned against adopting either work as a source of instant push-button answers to the period's literary and philosophical complexities.
The AICPA also cautioned against removing the Problem Resolution Offices from the district directors' jurisdiction.