how to pronounce precaution


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precaution is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… but given that level of precaution you …”

meaning of precaution

Precautions are taken to avoid or reduce the risk of something bad happening.

precaution frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word precaution occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics precaution 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 precaution can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to precaution


words that rhyme with precaution


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