discretion in practical affairs
knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
- I appreciate your prudence.
- Prudence is never too much.
- It is clear that he failed for lack of prudence.
- A man of prudence wouldn't say such things.
- Too often, wisdom is simply prudence that has ground to a halt.
- Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
- Consumers should also act with prudence and respect their contractual obligations.
- Suspension, limitation or exclusion on grounds of prudence or events of default
- prudence: the valuation of assets and liabilities and income recognition shall be carried out prudently.
- The first set of criteria is inspired by the principle of prudence.
- Suspension or exclusion on grounds of prudence or events of default’;
- prudence, meaning that assets and income shall not be overstated and liabilities and charges shall not be understated;
- Consequently, for reasons of prudence, the Commission had to work with the only limit available, i.e. EUR 35,34 billion.
- Once the minimum prudence requirement is fulfilled, the second set of criteria inspired by efficiency considerations is applied.