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English definition of “provident”

provident

adjective uk   /ˈprɒv.ɪ.dənt/ us    /ˈprɑː.və-/ formal approving
making arrangements for future needs, especially by saving moneySaving and savings accountsPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
providently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
(Definition of provident from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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