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Synonyms for cautionaryˈkɔ ʃəˌnɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cautionary, prophylactic(adj)

    warding off

    "the swastika...a very ancient prophylactic symbol occurring among all peoples"- Victor Schultze

    prophylactic, cautionary, contraceptive, warning(a), exemplary, antifertility, admonitory, preventive, preventative, monitory

    unprotective, persuasive

  2. admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning(a)(adj)

    serving to warn

    "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence"

    unprotective, persuasive

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List of paraphrases:

precautionary, warning, precaution, warnings

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