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discretional

[dih-skresh-uh-nl] /dɪˈskrɛʃ ə nl/
adjective
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; discretion + -al1
Related forms
discretionally, adverb
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  • Some such criteria and standards are of a qualitative nature calling for expert and discretional interpretation and application.
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discretionary

/dɪˈskrɛʃənərɪ; -ənrɪ/
adjective
1.
having or using the ability to decide at one's own discretion: discretionary powers
Derived Forms
discretionarily, discretionally, adverb
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