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I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
Andrew Cuomo

Meaning of "prudent" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PRUDENT

From Latin prūdēns far-sighted, contraction of prōvidens acting with foresight.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PRUDENT

prudent  [ˈpruːdənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRUDENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Prudent is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES PRUDENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Prudent

Prudent may refer to: ▪ Prudent Ships: ▪ HMS Prudent, a Royal Navy third-rate ship of the line ▪ USS Prudent, a US Navy gunboat ▪ French ship Prudent, a French third-rate ship of the line burned at the Siege of Louisbourg by the British...

Definition of prudent in the English dictionary

The first definition of prudent in the dictionary is discreet or cautious in managing one's activities; circumspect. Other definition of prudent is practical and careful in providing for the future. Prudent is also exercising good judgment or common sense.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRUDENT


accordant
əˈkɔːdənt
antecedent
ˌæntɪˈsiːdənt
antistudent
ˌæntɪˈstuːdənt
ardent
ˈɑːdənt
decedent
dɪˈsiːdənt
discordant
dɪsˈkɔːdənt
fire-retardant
ˌfaɪərɪˈtɑːdənt
flame-retardant
ˈfleɪmrɪˌtɑːdənt
gardant
ˈɡɑːdənt
imprudent
ɪmˈpruːdənt
jurisprudent
ˌdʒʊərɪsˈpruːdənt
needn´t
ˈniːdənt
non-student
ˌnɒnˈstjuːdənt
occludent
əˈkluːdənt
protrudent
prəˈtruːdənt
pudent
ˈpjuːdənt
regardant
rɪˈɡɑːdənt
retardant
rɪˈtɑːdənt
student
ˈstjuːdənt
verdant
ˈvɜːdənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRUDENT

prude
prudence
prudential
prudentialism
prudentialist
prudentiality
prudentially
Prudentius
prudently
prudery
prudish
prudishly
prudishness
pruina
pruinose
prunable
prune
prunella
prunelle
prunello

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRUDENT

accident
art student
arts student
college student
drama student
elementary student
external student
fellow student
graduate student
impudent
law student
mature student
medical student
PhD student
postgraduate student
research student
resident student
special student
transfer student
university student
work-study student

Synonyms and antonyms of prudent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PRUDENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «prudent» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of prudent

Translation of «prudent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRUDENT

Find out the translation of prudent to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of prudent from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «prudent» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

谨慎的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prudente
570 millions of speakers

English

prudent
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समझदारी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحكمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

благоразумно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

prudente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিচক্ষণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prudent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berhemah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

klug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

慎重な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

신중한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Prudent
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khôn ngoan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விவேகமுள்ள
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विवेकपूर्ण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ihtiyatlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prudente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozważny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розсудливо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prudent
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνετή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

omsigtige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

försiktig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forsvarlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of prudent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRUDENT»

The term «prudent» is quite widely used and occupies the 23.945 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRUDENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «prudent» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «prudent» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about prudent

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10 QUOTES WITH «PRUDENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word prudent.
1
Archilochus
And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not, from the grave. A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again?
2
Charles Churchill
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor.
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Andrew Cuomo
I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman's right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
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Rene Descartes
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.
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Rene Descartes
It is only prudent never to place complete confidence in that by which we have even once been deceived.
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Euripides
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
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Jean de La Fontaine
Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.
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Timothy Geithner
And I think it's a prudent, responsible way, given the scale of the emergency, the scale of the damage still facing America, that we finance these additional support for the unemployed as well as the support for small business. We think there's a good case for doing it now. We want to do it in an overall fiscally responsible way.
9
Carlos Ghosn
The Japanese people are usually very prudent, even when they are convinced change is necessary.
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Alan Hansen
It's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRUDENT»

Discover the use of prudent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to prudent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List ...
This compelling guide also offers poetry, inspirational quotes, and recipes meant to embellish cultural perspective and cultivate a well-rounded, sophisticated woman.
Curtis, Jaime Morrison, 2010
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Prudent Practices in the Laboratory:: Handling and ...
Prudent Practices in the Laboratory--the book that has served for decades as the standard for chemical laboratory safety practice--now features updates and new topics.
The Committee on Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: An Update, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, 2011
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The Prudent Professor: Planning and Saving for a Worry-Free ...
This is a guide for anyone in the academy faculty member, administrator or professional staff at whatever point she or he may be along the career path.
Edwin M. Bridges, Brian D. Bridges, 2012
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Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposal ...
Guide for laboratory workers on the handling and disposal of chemicals at the laboratory level.
‎1995
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Prudent Practices for Handling Hazardous Chemicals in ...
Good,No Highlights,No Markup,all pages are intact, Slight Shelfwear,may have the corners slightly dented, may have slight color changes/slightly damaged spine.
Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (U.S.). Committee on Hazardous Substances in the Laboratory, 1981
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Prudent Lending Restored: Securitization After the Mortgage ...
Offers suggestions on securitization reform, including a solution to insure the mortgage market against default risk. Provides strategies to increase transparency and encourage more prudent lending"--Provided by publisher.
Yasuyuki Fuchita, Richard J. Herring, Robert E. Litan, 2009
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Prudent practice: a guide for managing malpractice risk
Special Features: 25 sample forms in the book and on disk; 5 sample fact sheets to distribute to clients; Summary considerations at the end of chapters; Special focus on particularly high-risk areas of practice; Numerous case examples and ...
Mary Kay Houston, Elane M. Nuehring, Elisabeth R. Daguio, 1997
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The Prudent Mariner
"The land, the heat, the South's societal complexities (and perplexities) are all here. Utterly involving, wise and perceptive, this is a novel to remember. If you liked To Kill a Mockingbird, you will love The Prudent Mariner.
Leslie Walker Williams, 2008
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Smart Power: Toward a Prudent Foreign Policy for America
This insightful book outlines strategies for protecting America's security while avoiding unnecessary and unrewarding military adventures and shows the dangers of a foreign policy that is more belligerent than diplomatic.
Ted Galen Carpenter, 2008
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PRUDENT INVESTOR'S GT BEATING THE MARKET
An easy-to-use investment program--with returns that beat most professionals!
John J. Bowen, Daniel C. Goldie, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRUDENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term prudent is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mountain Accord is a display of prudent land planning and …
The signing of the Mountain Accord as a blueprint for future Central Wasatch development is both a victory for those committed to the prudent use of the lands in ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
2
US: Lebanese banks prudent in combating terrorism
A senior U.S. Treasury official said Lebanese banks were the most prudent in the Arab world in applying all international measures to combat money laundering ... «The Daily Star, Jun 15»
3
'Prudent to hold repo rate as upside risks to inflation exist'
"It might be prudent to hold the policy rate steady for the time being as upside risks to food inflation still persists," Dun & Bradstreet India Senior Economist Arun ... «Business Standard, May 15»
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Prudent Man Advisors, Inc., Selects Clearwater Analytics
BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prudent Man Advisors, Inc., a Naperville, Illinois-based SEC registered investment advisor, has selected Clearwater ... «Business Wire, May 15»
5
Is the concept of prudent healthcare becoming a reality?
In essence, prudent healthcare is about using the finite resources of NHS Wales wisely and doing “everything appropriate” rather than “everything possible”. «WalesOnline, Apr 15»
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PBOC pledges to stick to prudent monetary policy
China's central bank said yesterday that it would adhere to its prudent monetary policy while highlighting the necessity of keeping liquidity in an economy facing ... «South China Morning Post, Apr 15»
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Sabah government to enhance prudent spending if economy worsens
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman says the state government will adopt the National Blue Ocean Strategy to optimise usage of training facilities at ... «The Rakyat Post, Jan 15»
8
China central bank to maintain 'prudent' monetary policy in 2015
BEIJING The People's Bank of China will continue to maintain "prudent" monetary policy in 2015, keeping credit growth stable while having its hands free to ... «Reuters, Jan 15»
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UPDATE 1-China to maintain prudent monetary policy, steady credit …
BEIJING, Dec 31 (Reuters) - China's central bank said on Wednesday it will keep implementing prudent monetary policy next year and use various monetary ... «Reuters, Dec 14»
10
Federated adds to alternatives/managed risk team
... overseen by Managing Director Michael Dieschbourg. Federated (NYSE:FII) acquired the Prudent Bear Fund in 2008. It now oversees assets of $393 million. «Pittsburgh Business Times, Dec 14»

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