An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (irresponsible)
a. careless
Él fue imprudente con su dinero y ha quedado en la ruina.He was careless with his money and went bankrupt.
b. rash
Piénsalo con calma; no tomes una decisión de manera imprudente.Think about it carefully; don't make a rash decision.
c. imprudent
Fue muy imprudente que dejaras la casa con la puerta del frente abierta.It was quite imprudent to leave the house with the front door open.
d. reckless
Su comportamiento imprudente le ha causado muchos problemas a su familia.His reckless behavior has caused his family many a problem.
2. (thoughtless)
a. indiscreet
No quiero ser imprudente, pero ¿estás embarazada o solo te has engordado?I don't want to be indiscreet, but are you pregnant or have you just gained weight?
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (irresponsible)
a. reckless person
Era un imprudente; tomaba y manejaba su carro borracho.He was a reckless person; he would go out drinking and drive his car drunk.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (en los actos)
a. careless, rash
2. (en los comentarios)
a. indiscreet
es muy imprudentehe's a reckless driver
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (en los actos)
a. rash o reckless person
4. (en los comentarios)
a. indiscreet person
1 (irreflexivo) imprudent; rash
2 (indiscreto) indiscreet
3 [+conductor] careless
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