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American English: /dəˈskrɛʃ(ə)n/
British English: /dɪˈskrɛʃ(ə)n/

Translation of discretion in Spanish:


  • 1 (tact)
    Example sentences
    • The truth is any parent who thinks their child is the soul of discretion on the internet is likely to be wrong.
    • If these people play fair and use discretion and common sense, they shall have my full support.
    • Whoever put them in that group probably hoped discretion and goodwill would make sense of an anomaly.
  • 2 (judgment) use your discretion
    usa tu criterio
    haz lo que mejor te parezca
    at the committee's discretion
    a criterio or a discreción de la comisión
    they granted her the discretion to do whatever she felt necessary
    le concedieron facultades discrecionales para hacer lo que considerara necesario
    the age o years of discretion
    la madurez
    discretion is the better part of valor
    Example sentences
    • Rules say bus drivers can use their discretion regarding dogs but they must have a valid reason for refusing.
    • He says he hopes selectors use their discretion and pick him for the event anyway.
    • However, it is entirely at the discretion of local authorities how this is applied.
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