WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
cir•cum•spect /ˈsɝkəmˌspɛkt/USA pronunciation adj. 

    watchful and careful; avoiding risks: circumspect behavior.
cir•cum•spec•tion/ˌsɝkəmˈspɛkʃən/USA pronunciationn. [uncountable]
cir•cum•spect•ly,adv. See -spec-.

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circumspect /ˈsɜːkəmˌspɛkt/ adj
  1. cautious, prudent, or discreet
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin circumspectus, from circum- + specere to look

ˌcircumˈspection n ˈcircumˌspectly adv

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