Definition of provident adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈprɒvɪdənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈprɑːvɪdənt//
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careful in planning for the future, especially by saving money synonym prudent The more provident of them had taken out insurance against flooding. opposite improvident Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin provident- ‘foreseeing, attending to’, from the verb providere ‘foresee, attend to’, from pro- ‘before’ + videre ‘to see’.
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