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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.
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discretionary(dɪˈskrɛʃənərɪ; -ənrɪ) or
having or using the ability to decide at one's own discretion: discretionary powers.
disˈcretionarily, disˈcretionally adv
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dis•cre•tion•ar•y(dɪˈskrɛʃ əˌnɛr i)
subject or left to one's own discretion or control.
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|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
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adjective optional, arbitrary (Law), unrestricted, elective, open to choice, nonmandatory They were given wider discretionary powers.
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discretionary[dɪsˈkreʃənərɪ] ADJ → discrecional
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discretionary[dɪsˈkrɛʃən/ərɪ] adj (powers, payment) → discrezionale
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