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Precaution vs Steps - What's the difference?

precaution | steps |

As nouns the difference between precaution and steps

is that precaution is precaution while steps is .

As a verb steps is





(en noun)
  • Previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution.
  • * John Henry Newman
  • The ancient philosophers treasured up their supposed discoveries with miserable precaution .
  • A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success; a precautionary act.
  • to take precautions against risks of accident

    Derived terms

    * precautionary

    See also

    * prevention


    (en verb)
  • (transitive): To warn or caution beforehand. --.
  • (rare): To take precaution against. --.
  • steps



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