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prudential

prudential

adjective pru·den·tial \prü-ˈden(t)-shəl\

: having or showing careful good judgment

Full Definition of PRUDENTIAL

1
:  of, relating to, or proceeding from prudence
2
:  exercising prudence especially in business matters
pru·den·tial·ly \-ˈden(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of PRUDENTIAL

  1. a prudential approach to managing money

First Known Use of PRUDENTIAL

15th century

Rhymes with PRUDENTIAL

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