discretion

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See also: discrétion

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French discrecion, from Late Latin discretio

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discretion (usually uncountable, plural discretions)

  1. The quality of being discreet or circumspect.
    Bob showed great discretion despite his knowledge of the affair.
  2. The ability to make wise choices or decisions.
  3. The freedom to make one's own judgements.
    I leave that to your discretion.

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