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“To say we can issue billions of dollars in debt on a moment’s notice and take on a system for which we have no means to pay for is not fiscally or service prudent,” Cate said.Environment Report: New Mayor, Council Draw Lines in Franchise Fee Battle|MacKenzie Elmer|December 21, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Under federal law, she said, construction may harm the island only if there is no “prudent or feasible” way to avoid it.Biologists say a wider American Legion Bridge would destroy critical research site|Katherine Shaver|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Like Andrew Cuomo, he might have been prudent to let the crisis play out before penning a book.
It’s not official yet, and it certainly doesn’t mean people shouldn’t continue to take prudent public safety measures such as wearing masks and social distancing.Why the CDC will probably recommend shorter quarantine periods for COVID|Sy Mukherjee|November 26, 2020|Fortune
Deep cleaning public places such as subway cars seemed prudent early on, but evidence suggests that touching shared surfaces isn’t a big driver of transmission events, Klimek says.Coronavirus shutdowns don’t need to be all or nothing|Jonathan Lambert|November 25, 2020|Science News
In addition, he had made prudent investments and, except for his wine cellar, did not live lavishly.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was no way to test blood for HIV, and excluding gays was a prudent move.The Outrageous Celibacy Requirement for Gay Blood Donors|Jay Michaelson|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bicycle riders are prudent to fear being clipped by a passing car.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the result of a chain of good decisions—wise, prudent, long-sighted, or, at the least, expedient choices.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is, rather famously, not the most prudent move to get a Ph.D in philosophy.
If they had only been able to learn from the licentiate Alcaraz, who was experienced and very prudent!
But being himself in somewhat strained relations with the existing Government, he did not think it prudent to show himself.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
On his departure from the Alcazar, the warden thought it prudent to send a person to observe his movements.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
I being, he considered, the more prudent in money matters, kept our lodging accounts and paid the bills.
The commander-in-chief overrated the fighting qualities of the Neapolitan troops and thought it prudent to evacuate Rome.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison