how to pronounce caution


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the above transcription of caution is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

caution is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of caution in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… obama's you know caution in in limiting …”

meaning of caution

Caution means to warn someone of the possible consequences of an action.

caution frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word caution occurs in english on average 7.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics caution can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that caution can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to caution


words that rhyme with caution


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