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prudent

adjective uk   /ˈpruː.dənt/ us  
careful and avoiding risks: [+ to infinitive] It's always prudent to read a contract properly before signing it.
Synonym
Opposite
prudence
noun [U] uk   /-dəns/ us  
The firm was commended for its financial prudence.
prudently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “prudent”
in Korean 신중한, 분별있는…
in Arabic حَذِر, مُتَعقلّ…
in French prudent…
in Turkish basiretli, sağduyulu, erdemli…
in Italian prudente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謹慎的,慎重的, 精明的…
in Russian благоразумный…
in Polish roztropny…
in Spanish prudente…
in Portuguese prudente…
in German klug…
in Catalan prudent…
in Japanese 慎重な, 賢明な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谨慎的,慎重的, 精明的…
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