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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 mental ability to perceive and distinguish relationships; discernment:
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  1. The mental ability to perceive and distinguish relationships; discernment:
  2. An opinion or estimate formed after consideration or deliberation, especially a formal or authoritative decision:
  3. The ability to come to opinions about things; power of comparing and deciding; understanding; good sense
(Person, proper, epithet) God, as the guiding power of the universe
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  1. (Person, proper, epithet) God, as the guiding power of the universe
  2. Skill or wisdom in management; prudence
  3. Care or preparation in advance; foresight.
The characteristic of being considerate.
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The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
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  1. The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
Thoughtfulness in decision or action.
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  1. Thoughtfulness in decision or action.
  2. Consideration and discussion of alternatives before reaching a decision
  3. Discussion and consideration of all sides of an issue:
Wise discourse or teaching
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  1. Wise discourse or teaching
  2. The quality of being wise; power of judging rightly and following the soundest course of action, based on knowledge, experience, understanding, etc.; good judgment; sagacity
  3. A wise outlook, plan, or course of action.
Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought
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  1. Thoughtful regard or provision for the future; prudent forethought
  2. The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
  3. Care in providing 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.
Interest, regard, or liking:
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  1. Interest, regard, or liking:
  2. Attentive assistance or treatment to those in need:
  3. Upkeep; maintenance:
The state of being careful.
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The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; thrift.
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  1. The quality of being frugal; prudent economy; thrift.
  2. A sparing use; sparingness.
Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
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  1. Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
  2. An action taken in advance to protect against possible danger, failure, or injury; a safeguard:
  3. Care taken beforehand; caution used in advance
The state or quality of being heedful.
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  1. The state or quality of being heedful.
Close attention; careful notice
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  1. Close attention; careful notice
An example or result of such management; a saving.
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  1. An example or result of such management; a saving.
  2. Careful management of wealth, resources, etc.; avoidance of waste by careful planning and use; thrift or thrifty use
  3. Careful, thrifty management of resources, such as money, materials, or labor:
The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock; agriculture.
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  1. The act or practice of cultivating crops and breeding and raising livestock; agriculture.
  2. The application of scientific principles to agriculture, especially to animal breeding.
  3. Careful management or conservation of resources; economy.
Interest in or regard for a person or thing
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  1. Interest in or regard for a person or thing
  2. Regard for or interest in someone or something:
  3. Worry; anxiety
A political philosophy or attitude that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions and opposes the attempt to achieve social change though legislation or publicly funded programs.
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  1. A political philosophy or attitude that emphasizes respect for traditional institutions and opposes the attempt to achieve social change though legislation or publicly funded programs.
  2. Caution or moderation, as in behavior or outlook.
  3. The inclination, especially in politics, to maintain the existing or traditional order.
The maintenance of a physical quantity, such as energy or mass, during a physical or chemical change.
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  1. The maintenance of a physical quantity, such as energy or mass, during a physical or chemical change.
  2. The protection, preservation, management, or restoration of natural environments and the ecological communities that inhabit them. Conservation is generally held to include the management of human use of natural resources for current public benefit and sustainable social and economic utilization.
  3. The official care, protection, or management of natural resources
An act, policy, pattern of behavior, etc. characterized by such partiality
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  1. An act, policy, pattern of behavior, etc. characterized by such partiality
  2. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination.
  3. Treatment or consideration based on class or category, such as race or gender, rather than individual merit; partiality or prejudice.
The disposition to employ one's skill in an artful manner; craftiness; guile; artifice; skill of being cunning, sly, conniving, or deceitful.
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  1. The disposition to employ one's skill in an artful manner; craftiness; guile; artifice; skill of being cunning, sly, conniving, or deceitful.
  2. Practical skill employed in a secret or crafty manner; craft; artifice; skillful deceit.
  3. Practical knowledge or experience; aptitude in performance; skill, proficiency; dexterity.
  1. Alert watchfulness.
  2. Close and continuous attention.
  3. The quality or state of being vigilant; watchfulness
(Uncountable) The state of being cool, as in chilly.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being cool, as in chilly.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being cool, as in chilly.
  3. (Slang, countable) The result or product of being cool, as in good or pleasing.
The act, process, or result of calculating.
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  1. The act, process, or result of calculating.
  2. Something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
  3. Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
Focused alertness, quick-thinking resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, or good sense, especially in spite of circumstances which are distracting, stressful, or otherwise challenging.
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  1. Focused alertness, quick-thinking resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, or good sense, especially in spite of circumstances which are distracting, stressful, or otherwise challenging.
  2. The ability to think and act calmly and efficiently, especially in an emergency.
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.
Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
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  1. Caution practiced in advance; forethought or circumspection:
  2. Care taken beforehand; caution used in advance
  3. An action taken in advance to protect against possible danger, failure, or injury; a safeguard:
Careful, thrifty management of resources, such as money, materials, or labor:
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  1. Careful, thrifty management of resources, such as money, materials, or labor:
  2. Efficient, sparing, or conservative use:
  3. A specific type of economic system:
(Person, proper, epithet) God, as the guiding power of the universe
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  1. (Person, proper, epithet) God, as the guiding power of the universe
  2. The capital and largest city of Rhode Island, in the northeast part of the state on Narragansett Bay. It was founded by Roger Williams in 1636 as a haven for religious dissenters and became prosperous as a port in the 1700s. Providence was joint capital with Newport until 1900.
  3. Prudent management; economy.
Careful management of one's money or resources; economy; frugality
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  1. Careful management of one's money or resources; economy; frugality
  2. (Uncountable) The characteristic of using a minimum of something (especially money).
  3. (Countable, US) A savings bank.
The property of being thrifty.
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