Definition for PRU-DEN'TIALS

PRU-DEN'TIALS, n. [plur.]

  1. Maxims of prudence or practical wisdom. Many stanzas in poetic measures contain rules relating to common prudentials, as well as to religion. – Watts.
  2. The subordinate discretionary concerns and economy of a company, society or corporation. The board of trustees appoint annually a committee to manage the prudentials of the corporation. – New England.

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