prudent investment

noun

Definition of prudent investment

: investment valuation especially for rate-making purposes (as of a public utility) on the basis of original cost subject to adjustment for unwise investment decision as distinguished from cost of reproduction

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“Prudent investment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prudent%20investment. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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