prudence: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (prd'ns), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or fact of being prudent.
  2. caution with regard to practical matters; discretion.
  3. regard for one's own interests.
  4. provident care in the management of resources; economy; frugality.


Pronunciation: (prd'ns), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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