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Action taken in order to prevent or counteract something:
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  1. Action taken in order to prevent or counteract something:
  2. The use or assignment of funds, especially from a trust fund, before they are legitimately available for use.
  3. (Law) The assignment or taking of income from a trust fund before it is due
A thinking or planning beforehand; premeditation
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  1. A thinking or planning beforehand; premeditation
  2. Deliberation, consideration, or planning for the future; foresight.
  3. Prudent thought for the future; foresight
Good wishes; respects; affection
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  1. Good wishes; respects; affection
  2. Respect, affection, or esteem:
  3. A particular point or aspect; respect:
Careful planning or forethought, esp. with selfish motives
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  1. Careful planning or forethought, esp. with selfish motives
  2. Something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
  3. Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
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  1. Watchful oversight; charge or supervision:
  2. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
  3. Upkeep; maintenance:
The state of being careful.
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Close attention or vigilance to minimize risk:
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  1. Close attention or vigilance to minimize risk:
  2. A warning or admonishment, especially to take heed:
  3. Careful forethought to avoid danger or harm.
The quality of being chary; cautiousness
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  1. The quality of being chary; cautiousness
  2. The condition of being chary; caution
The quality or state of being wary
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  1. The quality or state of being wary
  2. Vigilance or the condition of being alert
  3. Precautionary forethought to avoid harm or risk
A word, sign, etc. by which warning is given
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  1. A word, sign, etc. by which warning is given
  2. Careful forethought to avoid danger or harm.
  3. Close attention or vigilance to minimize risk:
The freedom or authority to make decisions and choices; power to judge or act
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  1. The freedom or authority to make decisions and choices; power to judge or act
  2. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk. The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk.
  3. (Archaic) The ability or power to discern what is responsible or socially appropriate:
The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
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  1. The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
  2. Care in providing for the future:
  3. The power to foresee
The quality of having foresight
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  1. The quality of having foresight
  2. The prudent exercise of common sense when planning for the future
A thinking or planning beforehand; premeditation
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  1. A thinking or planning beforehand; premeditation
  2. Prudent thought for the future; foresight
  3. Deliberation, consideration, or planning for the future; foresight.
A female given name, one of the Puritan virtue names.
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  1. A female given name, one of the Puritan virtue names.
  2. Careful management; economy
  3. The quality or state of being prudent; wisdom in the way of caution and provision; discretion; carefulness; hence, also, economy; frugality.
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