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- adv. In an improvident manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a improvident manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With improvidence; without foresight or forecast.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an improvident manner
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For this reason, when it happens that there exists only a single word to express a certain conception, and this word, in its usual acceptation, is thoroughly adequate to the conception, the accurate distinction of which from related conceptions is of great importance, we ought not to employ the expression improvidently, or, for the sake of variety and elegance of style, use it as a synonym for other cognate words.
The city, it says, acted "improvidently" in cutting the public safety workforce, such as mounted patrolmen and the canine unit.
The Supreme Court granted cert, but ultimately dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted because of underlying procedural difficulties.
"The city has been put in the position of needing to file this motion because of the unauthorized action of city council, which in violation of its duties to the citizens of Harrisburg has acted improvidently and further jeopardized the city's financial condition," Ms. Thompson said in papers filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Harrisburg.
March 30, 2010, 6: 00 pm improvidently granted says:
March 16, 2010, 11: 52 am improvidently granted says:
April 2, 2010, 5: 02 am improvidently granted says:
Dave N.: Slightly off topic, but I am curious as to why the Supreme Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted in Sullivan v. Florida, which was originally consolidated with Graham
Someone so disingenuous does not deserve to be taken seriously (especially when they make a series of accusations devoid of proof), and likewise for the commenters who promote the words of someone so disingenuous. improvidently granted:
Slightly off topic, but I am curious as to why the Supreme Court dismissed certiorari as improvidently granted in Sullivan v. Florida, which was originally consolidated with Graham.