Definition of prudent in English:
Acting with or showing care and thought for the future: no prudent money manager would authorize a loan without first knowing its purpose
More example sentences
- With prudent money management you can beat the downward trend in rates and earn a good return on your savings.
- It would not have been prudent to spend money from charity funds until we received the go-ahead.
- Auditors have praised Greenwich Council for its prudent management of public money.
Late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin prudent-, contraction of provident- 'foreseeing, attending to' (see provident).
Words that rhyme with prudentimprudent, jurisprudent, student
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