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English definition of “improvident”

improvident

adjective     /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     /-dəns/ noun [U]
(Definition of improvident adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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