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 on the WebThe Flynn plea on Dec. 1, 2017 was improvident and should not have been accepted by the court.
WSJ, 13 May 2018 Designed by the brilliant (if improvident) Donald McKay, the ship was 235 feet long with a main mast nearly 100 feet tall.
Randall Fuller, WSJ, 19 July 2018 The Flynn plea on Dec. 1, 2017 was improvident and should not have been accepted by the court.
WSJ, 13 May 2018 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.
WSJ, 13 May 2018 The history of emerging markets is full of imprudent investors as well as improvident borrowers.
The Economist, 5 Oct. 2017
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