Translation of precaution in Spanish:

precaution

precaución, n.

Pronunciation /prəˈkɔʃ(ə)n//prɪˈkɔːʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    precaución feminine
    as a precaution por / como precaución
    • precaution against sb/sth precaución contra algn/algo
    • she took the pills as a precaution against malaria tomó las tabletas como precaución contra la malaria
    • to take precautions tomar precauciones
    • to take the necessary precautions tomar las precauciones necesarias / del caso
    • are you taking precautions? ¿te estás cuidando?
    • to take the precaution of-ing tener la precaución de + inf
    • we took the precaution of bringing food fuimos previsores / precavidos y trajimos comida
    • Armed officers had been used as a precaution in case anyone was inside.
    • The government is purchasing and storing medicines and vaccines as a precaution against future attacks.
    • Moving the transfer date was a sensible precaution against anticipated insurgent attacks.
    • The sisters have even gone to the precaution of popping their valuables into the boot and they've still been stolen.
    • Many of these fatalities and injuries could have been prevented if proper safety precautions were taken.
    • Follow all necessary safety precautions and turn the laser on.
    • Because your shoulder girdle is an injury-prone area, take the following extra safety precautions when performing overhead presses.
    • No one was injured during the incident but staff were evacuated as a precaution while firefighters made the area safe.
    • They're safe if you follow the precautions on the label, which suggest ventilating your work area.
    • Both boys were taken to York Hospital and have been put on a course of penicillin as a precaution.
    • You'd been checking yourself every day, as a matter of course, as a precaution.
    • Keep your seatbelt fastened at all times when seated as an extra precaution in case of unexpected turbulence.
    • In particular, the building has inadequate fire precautions and no provision for thermal insulation.
    • Working online without taking these necessary security precautions is simply asking for trouble.
    • Of course I took the precaution of turning my light off first, and it was a lucky thing I did.
    • Direct telescope viewing is not recommended, since special precautions must be taken to avoid permanent eye damage.
    • Other high-risk procedures, including endotracheal intubation and bronchoscopy, also require special precautions.
    • The action has been taken as a veterinary precaution against the spread of foot and mouth infection.
    • As a precaution against the disease lingering, quick lime was poured into the graves.
    • He will sign the act; it is a necessary precaution and the only course of action possible at this time.