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imprudentadjective

uk   /ɪmˈpruː.dənt/  us   /ɪmˈpruː.dənt/ formal
(Definition of imprudent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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imprudentadjective

uk   us   /ɪmˈpruːdənt/
not wise, and likely to have ​badresults: imprudent ​borrowing/​lending imprudent to do sth They were ​advised that it would be imprudent to become over-reliant on ​foreignmarkets.
imprudence
noun [U] /ɪmˈpruːdəns/
Newspapers warned of the ​perils of ​fiscal imprudence in a country ​running a $20 ​billionpublicsectordeficit.
imprudently
adverb
an imprudently ​managedfirm
(Definition of imprudent from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “imprudent”
in Spanish imprudente…
in Vietnamese khinh xuất…
in Malaysian kurang bijak…
in Thai ทะลึ่ง…
in French imprudent…
in German unklug…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不明智的, 不谨慎的,轻率的…
in Indonesian berhati-hati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不明智的, 不謹慎的,輕率的…
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