[ proo-den-shuhl ]
/ pruˈdɛn ʃəl /
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OTHER WORDS FROM prudential
pru·den·tial·ly, adverbpru·den·tial·ness, pru·den·ti·al·i·ty [proo-den-shee-al-i-tee], /pruˌdɛn ʃiˈæl ɪ ti/, nounnon·pru·den·tial, adjectivenon·pru·den·tial·ly, adverb
un·pru·den·tial, adjectiveun·pru·den·tial·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH prudentialprudent, prudential
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How to use prudential in a sentence
Comets always turn their tails prudentially out of harm's way as they whisk through the neighbourhood of the solar blaze.
In a great measure it is equally true, when we speak prudentially.
Sigurd was cautious, prudentially cunctatory, though heartily friendly in his counsel to Olaf as to the King question.Early Kings of Norway|Thomas Carlyle
It involves a radical venture of the will in the interest of what is unseen and prudentially incalculable.Ethics|John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
British Dictionary definitions for prudential
/ (pruːˈdɛnʃəl) /
characterized by or resulting from prudence
exercising prudence or sound judgment
Derived forms of prudentialprudentially, adverb
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