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Examples of improvident in a Sentence
Her improvident habits left her with no retirement savings.
the improvident view that the wearing away of the ozone layer need not concern us
Recent Examples of improvident from the Web
The Flynn plea on Dec. 1, 2017 was improvident and should not have been accepted by the court.
Thus, the improvident plea as drafted and signed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was defective on its face and should have been unacceptable by the court.
The history of emerging markets is full of imprudent investors as well as improvident borrowers.
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IMPROVIDENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of improvident for English Language Learners
: not providing or saving for the future : not wise or sensible regarding money
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