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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 be·ware /bɪˈwær, ˈwɛr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·ware v. i.
 1. To be on one's guard; to be cautious; to take care; -- commonly followed by of or lest before the thing that is to be avoided.
    Beware of all, but most beware of man !   --Pope.
    Beware the awful avalanche.   --Longfellow.
 2. To have a special regard; to heed. [Obs.]
    Behold, I send an Angel before thee. . . . Beware of him, and obey his voice.   --Ex. xxiii. 20, 21.
 Note:This word is a compound from be and the Old English ware, now wary, which is an adjective.  Be ye war of false prophetis.” --Wyclif, Matt. vii. 15.  It is used commonly in the imperative and infinitive modes, and with such auxiliaries (shall, should, must, etc.) as go with the infinitive.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Be·ware v. t. To avoid; to take care of; to have a care for. [Obs.]  “Priest, beware your beard.”
    To wish them beware the son.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to;
          "Beware of telephone salesmen" [syn: mind]