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Synonyms for caution

Synonyms for caution

careful forethought to avoid harm or risk

the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

advice to beware, as of a person or thing

to notify (someone) of imminent danger or risk

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the trait of being cautious

a warning against certain acts

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judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

the trait of being circumspect and prudent

warn strongly

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Cllr Clein said: "I would suggest cautioning for sexual offences will not improve the confidence of the public in the way police and the police authority are working.
Government crime adviser and former Durham police chief Lord Brian McKenzie of Framwellgate said: "Of course each offence has to be looked like on a case-bycase basis, but my inclination is you can run away with cautioning.
Sandra Horley, chief executive of national domestic violence charity Refuge, said: "Rape is an offence that carries a maximum of life imprisonment and we shouldn't be cautioning for these types of offences.
Sandra Horley, chief executive of national domestic violence charity Refuge, said, 'Rape is one of the most serious offences in the land and we have real concerns that cautioning is dangerous and in cases where consent is clearly never given introducing cautioning places women in grave danger.
If cautioning is perceived as a poor way of dealing with offences the Merseyside area could not be criticised.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said cautioning was not intended to be a 'let-off' and could be successful in keeping young first-time offenders out of the criminal justice system.
Now, the present system of cautioning is to be replaced by the final warning scheme, Mr Boateng said.
Sandra Horley, chief executive of national domestic violence charity Refuge, said: "Rape carries a maximum of life imprisonment and we shouldn't be cautioning for these types of offences.
West Midlands Police insists cautioning diverts tearaways from a life of crime but the revelation about arsonists caused fury in the Black Country where there has been a spate of attacks on schools.