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Adjective: prudent  proo-d(u)nt
  1. Careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
    "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"

See also: careful, circumspect, discreet, heady, judicious, provident, prudential, responsible, wise

Antonym: imprudent

Encyclopedia: Prudent