Translation of discretion in Spanish:

discretion

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈkreʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (tact) discreción (feminine)
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    • 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) criterio (masculine) 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 la prudencia es la madre de la ciencia
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    • 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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