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  • n  a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources

  • Last week certain of his Chicago friends decided that they could at least overcome his improvidence.
  • Marx's strengths and weaknesses are carefully chronicled: the affectionate relationship with his daughters, the Promethean capacity for work, the hopeless improvidence with money .
  • But chronic improvidence and a generous nature gradually brought him into a tangle of debts and grinding responsibilities.
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  • George Will in Huffington Post (blog)
    The Speaker must remain ever mindful of the first principles of our Parliamentary tradition: 'To protect the minority and restrain the improvidence of the tyranny of the majority to secure the transaction of public business in a decent and orderly... Peter Milliken http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Milliken&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGrkZovlYp1o_aurD9lC-yXXx8FkA Hill Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hilltimes.com/html/index.php%3Fdisplay%3Dstory%26full_path%3D2008/march/17/legislation/%26c%3D2&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGGPuURxH2Ba73tDXXNeCJ_0BcXrA Mar 16, 2008 50271 67892 improvident Conservative columnist George Will, similarly, wrote: Do nothing that will delay bankrupt companies from filing for bankruptcy protection, so that improvident labor contracts can be unraveled. . ."

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