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noun [uncountable]     discretion pronunciation in British English
/dɪˈskreʃ(ə)n/
  1. 1
    the right or ability to make a judgment or decision
    at someone’s discretion (=according to someone’s judgment or decision):

    Shops will exchange unwanted goods entirely at their discretion.

    exercise/use discretion:

    Teachers must be allowed to exercise their own discretion in choosing suitable classroom materials.

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