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Noun: providence  pró-vi-dun(t)s
  1. The guardianship and control exercised by a deity
    "divine providence"
  2. A manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures
  3. The prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
Noun: Providence  pró-vi-dun(t)s
  1. The capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University
    - capital of Rhode Island

Derived forms: providences

Type of: care, charge, circs [Brit, informal], circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, guardianship, lot, luck, portion, prudence, state capital, tutelage

Antonym: improvidence

Part of: Little Rhody, Ocean State, R.I., Rhode Island, RI

Encyclopedia: Providence, Rhode island