English-Finnish translations for prudent

  • harkitsevainen
  • varovainen
    Olen ollut varovainen ja olen tehnyt suhteellisen kovasti töitä. I have been prudent and I have worked moderately hard. Komission täytyy olla tässä asiassa varovainen. This is a matter in which I believe the Commission has to be prudent.
  • viisas
    Jäsenen Marinescun asiakirjan todella tasapainoinen ja viisas lähestymistapa sai minut antamaan sille tukeni. Mr Marinescu's absolutely balanced and prudent approach to the document led me to support it in any case. Viime viikolla Eurooppa-neuvostossa kuitenkin tehtiin viisas päätös Turkin osalta. It was, however, a prudent decision that was taken on Turkey last week in the European Council. Se, mitä me tarvitsemme - ja nyt puhuttelen teitä, arvoisa komission jäsen - on viisas politiikka ja eurooppalaisten telakoiden tarkkanäköinen käsittely. What we need, then - and here I am addressing you, Commissioner - is a prudent policy and sagacious concern for European shipyards.

Definition of prudent

  • Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; careful, discreet, sensible; — opposed to rash; directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence
  • Practically wise, judicious, shrewd
  • Frugal; economical; not extravagant


  • His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top
  • Only prudent expenditure may provide quality within a restrictive budget


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