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English definition of “improvident”

improvident

adjective uk   /ɪmˈprɒv.ɪ.dənt/ us    /-ˈprɑː.və-/ formal
not planning carefully for the future, especially by spending money in a way that is unwiseNot expected or planned
improvidence
noun [U] uk   /-dəns/ us  
(Definition of improvident from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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