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    comparative degree of "prudent"?

    Hello, there. What is comparative degree of "prudent"? Is it prudenter or more prudent? I learned that we should use more for comparative degree of a word that has more than 3 syllables. Is it correct?

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    Re: comparative degree of "prudent"?

    "more prudent".

    Saying that, you should be aware that you will sometimes hear people making up words like "prudenter" as they apply a rule incorrectly. Native English speakers mangle the language too.
    Last edited by thod00; 20-Mar-2009 at 15:16. Reason: typo

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    Re: comparative degree of "prudent"?

    Two-syllable words that end in -y, -le, and -er form the comparative by adding -er.

    Source Comparative Forms of Adjectives

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