Definition of prudence in English:

prudence

Line breaks: pru|dence
Pronunciation: /ˈpruːd(ə)ns
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The quality of being prudent; cautiousness: we need to exercise prudence in such important matters
More example sentences
  • The Republican party built on fiscal prudence and a sense of responsibility.
  • Our country can do better, particularly in the area of prudence and focussed resource utilisation.
  • The financial prudence now practised by both clubs is a product of the economic climate.
Synonyms
wisdom, judgement, good judgement, judiciousness, sagacity, shrewdness, advisability, common sense, sensecaution, cautiousness, care, carefulness, canniness, chariness, wariness, circumspection; far-sightedness, foresight, forethought; discretionthrift, thriftiness, providence, good management, careful budgeting, economy, canniness, frugality, abstemiousness; North Americanforehandedness

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