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cautionary

cau·tion·ar·y

cautionary

 
pronunciation:
kaw sh ner i
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part of speech: adjective
definition: serving to warn or to caution; warning.
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The word cautionary contains the following part:
-ary1 Latin adjective-forming suffix that means like, of, related to
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The suffix -ary1 attaches to Latin roots (e.g., primary , literary ) and to nouns (e.g., cautionary , fragmentary ), forming adjectives.