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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Gradle advises against simply erring on the side of caution.
The bottom line is clear: When it comes to public meetings, erring on the side of caution means opening them up, to human and mechanical eyes alike.
Our status as a government entity precludes us from donating money to any religious organization, so we're erring on the side of caution.
Given the jungle climate, Alex is erring on the side of caution by taking her warm winter jacket complete with cosy fur collars.