English to Maori Meaning of cautious - tūpato

Cautious :

tūpato, ite atea, tawhiti-titiro, whakamua-titiro, tupato, tangohia

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Definitions of cautious in English
Noun(1) people who are fearful and cautious
Adjective(1) showing careful forethought(2) avoiding excess
Examples of cautious in English
(1) In my view, we are very lucky to have a very prudent and cautious Minister of Finance.(2) However, when it comes to holiday spending, we are just that little bit more cautious .(3) A spokesman for the AA urged drivers to be cautious , warning of black ice on the roads.(4) The attitudes many of these young people had developed were both cautious and illiberal.(5) So those who are attached to the cautious approach will hold back nervously rather than boldly promote growth.(6) Owning to the severe winter, the zoo staff is being extra cautious with animals.(7) The budget proposed for Basildon has been given a cautious but warm welcome by residents.(8) Initial reaction from the couple was cautious but the breakthrough of the arrest was evident on their faces.(9) The county council wants the Government to allow North Yorkshire to adopt a more cautious approach.(10) We were very concerned to ensure that any opening of the courts was careful and cautious .(11) The second reason to be cautious is that there is no effective mechanism for dealing with global imbalances.(12) Traders in Wood Street in Old Town have given a cautious welcome to a parking meter that arrived two weeks ago.(13) Campaigners have given a cautious welcome to news that a Witham community centre looks likely to be saved.(14) Perhaps that means they should be more wary and cautious in the future.(15) My dad was always very careful and he has advised me not to be too cautious and end up with money I don't know what to do with.(16) He also warned the public to be cautious and to book any foreign travel with recognised and regulated travel agents.
Related Phrases of cautious
(1) be cautious ::
kia tūpato
(2) very cautious ::
rawa tupato
(3) overly cautious ::
tōtu'a tūpato
1. careful ::
2. heedful ::
3. attentive ::
4. alert ::
5. watchful ::
6. vigilant ::
7. circumspect ::
8. prudent ::
9. cagey ::
10. canny ::
11. timid ::
1. careless ::
2. incautious ::
3. unguarded ::
4. unmindful ::
ka wareware ia
Different Forms
cautious, cautiously, cautiousness
Word Example from TV Shows
- Impressive, but we must be cautious.
- Why?

- Impressive, but we must be CAUTIOUS. - Why?

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 1

Come on. Why be cautious?

Come on. Why be CAUTIOUS?

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 13

A cautious man.


Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11

...in a manner that is extremely safe
and cautious.

...in a manner that is extremely safe and CAUTIOUS.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 11

And safe and cautious
is you not being involved in this at all.

And safe and CAUTIOUS is you not being involved in this at all.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 11

English to Maori Dictionary: cautious

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