- prud'hon, pierre paul,
Origin of prudential
Examples from the Web for prudential
Messina walked into the empty offices in the Prudential building in March 2011 with a single box of personal items.
Instead, they fought by proxy, like cold war superpowers trapped inside the so-called Prudential building.
Eisenhower was a prudential, common sense Republican, who loathed extremism and arrogant ignorance.
The misery check, as Malthus called all those influences that are not prudential, is an ugly phrase not fully justified.Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development|Francis Galton
Would he defend the prudential committee, or would he declare for the teacher?Coniston, Complete|Winston Churchill
He will appeal to the prudential motive, by showing that want of cleanliness breeds disease.The Moral Instruction of Children|Felix Adler
Prudential considerations have a just, though not exclusive, claim to Miss Delamere's attention.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
From prudential as well as political motives, she was at first easily persuaded to repress her desire.The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete|Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
mid-15c., from Medieval Latin prudentialis, from Latin prudentia "a foreseeing, foresight" (see prudence). Related: Prudentially. Prudential, the U.S. insurance company, dates to the 1870s; its logo featuring the Rock of Gibraltar dates from c.1900 and was widely known 20c.