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dis·cre·tion·ar·y

 (dĭ-skrĕsh′ə-nĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Left to or regulated by one's own discretion or judgment.
2. Available for use as needed or desired: a discretionary fund.

dis·cre′tion·ar′i·ly (-nâr′ə-lē) adv.

discretionary

(dɪˈskrɛʃənərɪ; -ənrɪ) or

discretional

adj
having or using the ability to decide at one's own discretion: discretionary powers.
disˈcretionarily, disˈcretionally adv

dis•cre•tion•ar•y

(dɪˈskrɛʃ əˌnɛr i)

adj.
subject or left to one's own discretion or control.
[1690–1700]
dis•cre′tion•ar`i•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discretionary - having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment; "The commission has discretionary power to award extra funds"
arbitrary - based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice; "an arbitrary decision"; "the arbitrary rule of a dictator"; "an arbitrary penalty"; "of arbitrary size and shape"; "an arbitrary choice"; "arbitrary division of the group into halves"
2.discretionary - (especially of funds) not earmarked; available for use as needed; "discretionary funds"; "discretionary income"
unrestricted - not subject to or subjected to restriction

discretionary

adjective optional, arbitrary (Law), unrestricted, elective, open to choice, nonmandatory They were given wider discretionary powers.

discretionary

adjective
1. Based on individual judgment or discretion:
2. Not compulsory or automatic:
Translations

discretionary

[dɪsˈkreʃənərɪ] ADJdiscrecional

discretionary

[dɪˈskrɛʃənəri] adj
[powers] → discrétionnaire
[payment, grant] → sur critères

discretionary

adjErmessens-; discretionary powersErmessensspielraum m

discretionary

[dɪsˈkrɛʃənrɪ] adj (powers, payment) → discrezionale
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