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- 1. provident (vs. improvident), careful, thrifty, farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsighted, forehanded, forethoughtful, farsighted#1, presbyopic, prudent, thrifty
- usage: providing carefully for the future; "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"
- 2. provident, prudent (vs. imprudent)
- usage: careful in regard to your own interests; "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident"
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