prudential

adjective pru·den·tial \ prü-ˈden(t)-shəl \
|Updated on: 14 Jul 2018

Definition of prudential

1 : of, relating to, or proceeding from prudence
2 : exercising prudence especially in business matters

prudentially

play \prü-ˈden(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of prudential in a Sentence

  1. a prudential approach to managing money

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First Known Use of prudential

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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  • : having or showing careful good judgment


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