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pru·den·tial

 (pro͞o-dĕn′shəl)
adj.
1. Arising from or characterized by prudence.
2. Exercising prudence, good judgment, or common sense.

pru·den′tial·ly adv.

prudential

(pruːˈdɛnʃəl)
adj
1. characterized by or resulting from prudence
2. exercising prudence or sound judgment
pruˈdentially adv

pru•den•tial

(pruˈdɛn ʃəl)

adj.
1. of, characterized by, or resulting from prudence.
2. exercising prudence.
3. having discretionary or advisory authority, as in business matters.
pru•den′tial•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prudential - arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters; "he abstained partly for prudential reasons"
prudent - careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
Translations
prudentiel

prudential

[prʊˈdenʃəl] ADJprudencial

prudential

adj (geh)
(= sensible)verständig
(= expert, competent)sachverständig; prudential committee (US) → beratender Ausschuss
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During that long interval Starbuck would ever be apt to fall into open relapses of rebellion against his captain's leadership, unless some ordinary, prudential, circumstantial influences were brought to bear upon him.
It may have been a flash of honesty in him; or mere prudential policy which, under the circumstance, imperiously forbade the slightest symptom of open disaffection, however transient, in the important chief officer of his ship.
His dreams of the past night, mingled with Cassy's prudential suggestions, considerably affected his mind.
He - probably swayed by prudential consideration of the folly of offending a good tenant - relaxed a little in the laconic style of chipping off his pronouns and auxiliary verbs, and introduced what he supposed would be a subject of interest to me, - a discourse on the advantages and disadvantages of my present place of retirement.
So saying, he resumed his discontented walk through the apartment; and Rebecca, perceiving that her attempts at consolation only served to awaken new subjects of complaint, wisely desisted from her unavailing efforts a prudential line of conduct, and we recommend to all who set up for comforters and advisers, to follow it in the like circumstances.
She seems perfectly happy, however, and in a prudential light it is certainly a very good match for her.
No matter if my work is unusual, no matter if it is unfit, for prudential reasons, for their pages, surely there must be some sparks in it, somewhere, a few, to warm them to some sort of appreciation.
It is the doctrine of Malthus applied with manifold force to the whole animal and vegetable kingdoms; for in this case there can be no artificial increase of food, and no prudential restraint from marriage.
Some parts of my story can only be understood by a delicate tenderness, and through a sympathy with the beliefs that dwell in simple hearts; beliefs which would seem absurd to the sophisticated people who make use in their own lives of the prudential maxims of worldly wisdom that only apply to the government of states.
Containing many rules, and some examples, concerning falling in love: descriptions of beauty, and other more prudential inducements to matrimony.
Religion joined in with this prudential resolution; and I was convinced now, many ways, that I was perfectly out of my duty when I was laying all my bloody schemes for the destruction of innocent creatures - I mean innocent as to me.
The American Association of Retired Persons is replacing Prudential Insurance Co.

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