judicious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “judicious” in the English Dictionary

"judicious" in British English

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uk   us   /dʒuːˈdɪʃ.əs/
having or ​showingreason and good ​judgment in making ​decisions: We should make judicious use of the ​resourcesavailable to us.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
a judiciously ​wordedstatement
(Definition of judicious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"judicious" in American English

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 us   /dʒʊˈdɪʃ·əs/
having or ​showing good ​judgment in making ​decisions: The ​lawallows for the judicious use of ​force in some ​situations.
adverb  us   /dʒʊˈdɪʃ·əs·li/
Spend ​yourmoney a little more judiciously.
(Definition of judicious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “judicious”
in Spanish juicioso…
in Vietnamese đúng đắn…
in Malaysian bijak…
in Thai สุขุม, รอบคอบ…
in French judicieux…
in German klug…
in Chinese (Simplified) 明断的, 明智而审慎的…
in Turkish makul, akla uygun, isabetli…
in Russian продуманный…
in Indonesian bijaksana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 明斷的, 明智而審慎的…
in Polish rozważny…
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