The definition of prudent is someone who has good judgment and is careful and practical.(adjective)
An example of prudent is someone who consults with a financial advisor before investing money.
See prudent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L prudens, for providens: see provident
See prudent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin prūdēns, prūdent-
Origin: , contraction of prōvidēns
Origin: , present participle of prōvidēre, to provide for; see provide.
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