prudence

  1. discretion in practical affairs
  2. knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

Prudence

Prudence (Lat. prudentia, contracted from providentia, seeing ahead) is the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason. It is classically considered to be a virtue, and in particular one of the four Cardinal virtues (which are, with the three theological virtues, part of the seven virtues). The word comes from Old French prudenc...
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PRUDENCE

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prudence

[n] - discretion in practical affairs
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Prudence

• (n.) The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality.
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prudence

noun discretion in practical affairs
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Prudence

[given name] Prudence is a feminine given name. The name is a Medieval form of the Latin Prudentia, meaning prudence, i.e. good judgment. The usual diminutive or short form is Pru or Prue. These may also be short for the unrelated name Prunella, which means plum. ==People with this name== ===Fictional characters=== ...
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Prudence

Pru'dence noun [ French, from Latin prudentia , contr. from providentia . See Prudent , and confer Providence .] The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality. « Prudence
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Prudence

Aside from its usual general meaning of carefulness in judgment and decision-making, prudence particularly refers to caution in commercial/financial/economic risk-taking, and to the typically great caution exercised by financial folk (accountants and bankers notably) in planning, budgeting, forecasting, granting loans, extending credit, defining st...
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prudence

careful forethought 
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Prudence

Judging practically.
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Prudence

Prudence is an English name for girls. The meaning is `caution, discretion` The name Prudence is most commonly given to French girls. (3 times more often than to American girls.) It is short for: Prunella If it's too long you might use: Prue Use for the other sex: Prudentius The name sounds like: Byrdene, Bridnee, Parthenie See also: Verity
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prudence

The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality. 'Prudence is principally in reference to actions to be done, and due means, order, seasons, and method of doing or not doing.' (Sir M. Hale) 'Prudence supposes the value of the end to be assumed, and refers on...
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