Definition of age of discretion in English:

age of discretion

Syllabification: age of dis·cre·tion


  • The age at which someone is considered able to manage their own affairs or take responsibility for their actions.
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    • If any person arrived at the age of discretion profanely curse or swear or get drunk in public, he shall be fined by a justice one dollar for each offense.
    • The first case of the child of the age of discretion, under the Act that child cannot exercise that decision; it is a decision of the parent.
    • He said your client had reached the age of discretion, Mr Toomey.

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