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discretion meaning

EN[dɪˈskɹɛʃən]
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WDiscretion
  • Discretion has the meaning of acting on one's own authority and judgement. In law, discretion as to legal rulings, such as whether evidence is excluded at a trial, may be exercised by a judge.
FR discrétion
discretion
discretion
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      1. en discretionary
      2. en discretions
      3. en discretional
      4. en discretionally
      5. en discretionaries
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      Meaning of discretion for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "discretion" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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