英语学习 单词

prudence的意思

prudence

英 ['pruːd(ə)ns] 美 ['prʊdns]
  • n. 审慎

助记提示


1、It is the contraction of providence.
2、该单词是由providence缩略而来。

中文词源


prudence 谨慎,精明

来自prudent,谨慎的,精明的。

英文词源


prudence (n.)
mid-14c. (c. 1200 as a surname), mid-14c., "intelligence; discretion, foresight; wisdom to see what is suitable or profitable;" also one of the four cardinal virtues, "wisdom to see what is virtuous;" from Old French prudence (13c.) and directly from Latin prudentia "a foreseeing, foresight, sagacity, practical judgment," contraction of providentia "foresight" (see providence). Secondary sense of "wisdom" (late 14c.) is preserved in jurisprudence.
Prudence
fem. proper name; see prudence.

双语例句


1. Western businessmen are showing remarkable prudence in investing in the region.
西方商人在向该地区投资时表现出非同一般的深谋远虑。

来自柯林斯例句

2. Britain has warned travellers to exercise prudence and care.
英国已经警告游客要谨慎小心。

来自柯林斯例句

3. A lack of prudence may lead to financial problems.
不够谨慎可能会导致财政上出现问题。

来自辞典例句

4. The happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
幸运者都把他们的成功归因于谨慎或功德.

来自辞典例句

5. It is best to err on the side of prudence.
宁可失之过于谨慎.

来自辞典例句