The definition of provident is providing for the future, or being careful with money.(adjective)
See provident in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L providens, prp. of providere: see provide
See provident in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin prōvidēns, prōvident-
Origin: , present participle of prōvidēre, to provide for; see provide.
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