What does "prudent" mean in this sentence ?

Even so, the president and Secretary of State Cordell Hull considered it prudent to keep the way open for improving relations, so Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles had been engaged in a series of fruitless discussions with the Soviet ambassador, Constantin Oumansky, since mid-1940.

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  • RP
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    1 month ago
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    In this context, prudent means wise.

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  • 1 month ago

    You know, you can look words up in the dictionary. They have them online.

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