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dis•cre•tion



Pronunciation: (di-skresh'un), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/discretion.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. the power or right to decide or act according to one's own judgment; freedom of judgment or choice: It is entirely within my discretion whether I will go or stay.
2. the quality of being discreet, esp. with reference to one's own actions or speech; prudence or decorum: Throwing all discretion to the winds, he blurted out the truth.
3. at discretion, at one's option or pleasure: They were allowed to work overtime at discretion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/discretion.html on line 128 discretion (Thesaurus)

 

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