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sensible and careful; avoiding risks.
英语解释:careful, and using good judgment
You are prudent if you are careful and sensible, and avoid taking risks. You are cautious if you are prudent. A prudent person makes correct judgments after thinking in a practical manner.
- His sons have to thank him for the way he improved vastly their ancestral property into a big estate by his prudent thinking. He always had been careful in his investments.
- She was prudent enough not to take any hasty steps in the matter of her investments. She invested wisely and, as a result, though not extraordinarily wealthy, is quite rich in her old age.