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prudent

adjective uk   us   /ˈpruː.dənt/
careful and avoiding risks: [+ to infinitive] It's always prudent to read a contract properly before signing it.
Synonym
Opposite
prudence
noun [U] uk   us   /-dəns/
The firm was commended for its financial prudence.
prudently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “prudent”
in Arabic حَذِر, مُتَعقلّ…
in Korean 신중한, 분별있는…
in Malaysian cermat…
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 Vietnamese khôn ngoan…
in Spanish prudente…
in Portuguese prudente…
in Thai รอบคอบ…
in German klug…
in Catalan prudent…
in Japanese 慎重な, 賢明な…
in Indonesian bijaksana…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谨慎的,慎重的, 精明的…
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