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prudent

adjective advertent, calculating, canny, careful, cautious, cautus, chary, circumspect, considerate, discreet, discriminating, economical, farsighted, forearmed, foreseeing, foresighted, frugal, guarded, heedful, judicious, levelheaded, mindful, politic, precautionary, precautious, prepared, provident, prudens, prudential, regardful, sagacious, sage, sapient, saving, sensible, shrewd, sober, sparing, thoughtful, thrifty, wary, well-advised, wise
Associated concepts: prudent person, reasonable man
Foreign phrases: Prudenter agit qui praecepto legis obtemperat.He acts prudently who obeys the precept of the law. Sapiens omnia agit cum consilio. A wise man does everything deliberately.
See also: acute, careful, circumspect, deliberate, diplomatic, discreet, economical, frugal, guarded, judicial, judicious, juridical, noncommittal, politic, provident, responsive, safe, sensible, solid, sound, vigilant
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