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Ex abundanti cautela

Guide to Latin in International Law

Aaron X. Fellmeth,

Maurice Horwitz

Ex abundanti cautela  āks abūndan´tē kôtā´la .  eks âbundân´tī kăte´lu . adv. 

“Out of an abundance of caution.”

Done solely or primarily to forestall some perceived risk. An alternative spelling is Ex abundante cautela. Compare with Ob maiorem cautelam. See also Abundans cautela non nocet.