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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprudentpru‧dent /ˈpruːdənt/ ●○○ adjective  CAREFULsensible and careful, especially by trying to avoid unnecessary risks prudent house buyersit is prudent (for somebody) to do something It might be prudent to get a virus detector for the network.
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prudentAs every prudent driver knows, Big Gulps are served only at the 7-Eleven.I told him I thought it would be prudent for both of us to keep our conversation between ourselves.It is more prudent, more rational and more natural to use organic materials - manures.Republican voters say they want low taxes and prudent spending cuts.It is prudent to flag them with a red streamer.Because pasteurization kills bacteria, it is most prudent to offer only pasteurized juices.it is prudent (for somebody) to do somethingBy all means we may admire, but it is prudent not to judge by what we see at the shows.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprudentpru‧dent /ˈpruːdənt/ adjective1sensible and careful, especially by trying to avoid unnecessary risksThese must be prudent loans requiring the buyer to put in significant capital.2ACCOUNTING following the rule that a business should not state an asset value, possible profit etc to be bigger, or a possible loss to be smaller, than it actually might be SYN CONSERVATIVEprudently adverbThe firm should have acted more prudently with their investors’ money.
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