Definitions for providentˈprɒv ɪ dənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. provident(adj)

    providing carefully for the future

    "wild squirrels are provident"; "a provident father plans for his children's education"

  2. provident(adj)

    careful in regard to your own interests

    "the prudent use and development of resources"; "wild squirrels are provident"


  1. provident(Adjective)

    With care and consideration for the future; foresightly.

  2. Origin: providens, providentis, of providere: compare provident. See provide, and compare prudent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Provident(adj)

    foreseeing wants and making provision to supply them; prudent in preparing for future exigencies; cautious; economical; -- sometimes followed by of; as, aprovident man; an animal provident of the future

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  • vorausschauend, vorsorgend, vorsorglichGerman
  • providenteSpanish
  • kaukoviisas, kaukokatseinenFinnish
  • շրջահայաց, հեռատես, կանխատեսArmenian
  • fyrirhyggjusamur, framsýnn, aðgætinn, forsjállIcelandic
  • vooruitziend, voorzichtig, voorbedachtzaam, voorzorgend, vooruitschouwend, provident, vooruitkijkend, voorzorgelijk, voorziendDutch
  • przezornyPolish
  • предви́дящийRussian

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