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prov·i·dent

 (prŏv′ĭ-dənt, -dĕnt′)
adj.
1. Providing for future needs or events: "a shelter with bunks, springs only, intended for provident hikers who carried sleeping bags" (Donald Hall).
2. Frugal; economical: provident in spending money.

[Middle English, from Latin prōvidēns, prōvident-, present participle of prōvidēre, to provide for; see provide.]

prov′i·dent·ly adv.
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provident

(ˈprɒvɪdənt)
adj
1. providing for future needs
2. exercising foresight in the management of one's affairs or resources
3. characterized by or proceeding from foresight
[C15: from Latin prōvidens foreseeing, from prōvidēre to provide]
ˈprovidently adv
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prov•i•dent

(ˈprɒv ɪ dənt)

adj.
1. having or showing foresight; providing carefully for the future.
2. mindful in making provision (usu. fol. by of).
3. economical; frugal; thrifty.
prov′i•dent•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.provident - providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"
prudent - careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
thrifty - careful and diligent in the use of resources
improvident - not provident; not providing for the future
2.provident - careful in regard to your own interests; "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident"
prudent - careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment; "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
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provident

adjective
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Translations

provident

[ˈprɒvɪdənt]
B. CPD provident fund Nfondo m de previsión
provident society N (Brit) → sociedad f de socorro mutuo, mutualidad f
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provident

adjvorsorglich, vorsorgend, vorausschauend; provident fundUnterstützungskasse f; provident society private Altersversicherung
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