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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 or 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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