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phronesis

[froh-nee-sis] /froʊˈni sɪs/
noun, Philosophy
1.
wisdom in determining ends and the means of attaining them.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Greek phrónēsis thinking, equivalent to phronē- (verbid stem of phroneîn to think; akin to phrēn mind) + -sis -sis
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