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pru·dent

 (pro͞od′nt)
adj.
1. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense: a prudent manager of money.
2. Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future: a prudent investment.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin prūdēns, prūdent-, contraction of prōvidēns, present participle of prōvidēre, to provide for; see provide.]

pru′dence (pro͞od′ns) n.
pru′dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.prudently - in a prudent manner; "I had allotted my own bedroom for necking, prudently removing both the bed and the key, and taken both myself and my typewriter into my son's bedroom."
imprudently - in an imprudent manner; "imprudently, he downed tools and ran home to make his wife happy"
Translations
بِحَذَر وَحِكْمَه
opatrně
forsigtigtklogt
skynsamlega
ihtiyatla

prudently

[ˈpruːdəntlɪ] ADVprudentemente, con prudencia

prudently

[ˈpruːdəntli] advprudemment

prudently

advwohlweislich; actumsichtig; answerüberlegt

prudently

[ˈpruːdntlɪ] advprudentemente

prudent

(ˈpruːdənt) adjective
wise and careful. a prudent person/attitude.
ˈprudently adverb
ˈprudence noun
wisdom and caution.
References in classic literature ?
I say at once there are fewer difficulties in holding hereditary states, and those long accustomed to the family of their prince, than new ones; for it is sufficient only not to transgress the customs of his ancestors, and to deal prudently with circumstances as they arise, for a prince of average powers to maintain himself in his state, unless he be deprived of it by some extraordinary and excessive force; and if he should be so deprived of it, whenever anything sinister happens to the usurper, he will regain it.
Tumbled into the water, it accordingly is in such cases; the spare coils of box line (mentioned in a preceding chapter) making this feat, in most instances, prudently practicable.
The bean, who had prudently stayed behind on the shore, could not but laugh at the event, was unable to stop, and laughed so heartily that she burst.
If they see that our national government is efficient and well administered, our trade prudently regulated, our militia properly organized and disciplined, our resources and finances discreetly managed, our credit re-established, our people free, contented, and united, they will be much more disposed to cultivate our friendship than provoke our resentment.
If a federal Constitution could chain the ambition or set bounds to the exertions of all other nations, then indeed might it prudently chain the discretion of its own government, and set bounds to the exertions for its own safety.
Mr Swiveller,' said Quilp, 'being pretty well accustomed to the agricultural pursuits of sowing wild oats, Miss Sally, prudently considers that half a loaf is better than no bread.
John Dashwood had then leisure to consider how much there might prudently be in his power to do for them.
For the dissemination of pure truth and to secure the triumph of virtue," he read, "we must cleanse men from prejudice, diffuse principles in harmony with the spirit of the times, undertake the education of the young, unite ourselves in indissoluble bonds with the wisest men, boldly yet prudently overcome superstitions, infidelity, and folly, and form of those devoted to us a body linked together by unity of purpose and possessed of authority and power.
Failure as he was, complete and entire, he had generously handed down to her all that was best in himself, and prudently retained all that was unworthy.
persisted Planchet, who had prudently considered that he couldn't have too much information.
Ferguson prudently kept her above the reach of the barbarian arrows.
So Tootles explained prudently, "You see, sir, I don't think my mother would like me to be a pirate.