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discretion /dɪˈskreʃən/ noun [uncountable]


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discretion
[noun]
Synonyms:
- tact, carefulness, caution, consideration, diplomacy, judiciousness, prudence, wariness
- choice, inclination, pleasure, preference, volition, will
Antonyms: indiscretion
Contrasted words: asininity, fatuousness, foolishness, simplicity, foolhardiness, rashness, recklessness
Related Words: moderation, restraint, gumption, judgment, sense, wisdom
English Thesaurus: care, caution, prudence, vigilance, regard for something, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

discretion AC /dɪˈskreʃən/ noun [uncountable]

1. the ability and right to decide exactly what should be done in a particular situation
at sb’s discretion (=according to someone’s decision)
The awards are made at the discretion of the committee.
Promotions are left to the discretion of the supervisor.
discretion over/as to
People want to have more discretion over their working hours.
use/exercise your discretion
The judge exercised his discretion rightly to admit the evidence.
discretion to do something
The committee has the absolute discretion to refuse applications.

2. the ability to deal with situations in a way that does not offend, upset, or embarrass people or tell any of their secrets ⇒ indiscretion:
British newspapers no longer feel they must treat the royal family with discretion.

3. discretion is the better part of valour used to say that it is better to be careful than to take unnecessary risks

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

discretion
noun
I. freedom to make decisions
ADJ. considerable, full, greater, more, wide | absolute, complete, unfettered The school governors have absolute discretion over which pupils they admit.
executive, judicial, management/managerial, personal, professional The president used his executive discretion to pardon the two men.
VERB + DISCRETION exercise, have, use The police exercise discretion in the area of minor traffic offences.
give sb They would like local authorities to be given greater discretion as to how the money is spent.
leave sth to ‘Do you want me to do the job myself or hire a photographer?’ ‘I leave it to your discretion.’
PREP. at sb's ~ Bail is granted at the discretion of the court. There is no service charge and tipping is at your discretion.
~ about We have discretion about how much to charge.
~ as to She has considerable discretion as to how the money is spent.
~ over giving judges more discretion over sentencing
PHRASES the exercise/operation of discretion

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

discretion
II. being discreet
ADJ. great, the utmost
VERB + DISCRETION call for, need, require This case calls for the utmost discretion.
rely on This is confidential, but I know that I can rely on your discretion.
PREP. with ~ to conduct enquiries with discretion.
PHRASES a lack of discretion, a need for discretion

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

discretion
dɪsˈkreʃən
See: throw caution to the winds also throw discretion to the winds

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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