• (n.) The quality of being discreet; wise conduct and management; cautious discernment, especially as to matters of propriety and self-control; prudence; circumspection; wariness. • (n.) Discrimination. • (n.) Disjunction; separation. • (n.) Freedom to act according to one`s own...
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discretion 1. The good judgment and sensitivity needed to avoid embarrassing or upsetting others. 2. The freedom or authority to judge something or to make a decision about it. 3. Etymology: from Late Latin discretionem, 'discernment, power to make distinctions'; from Latin discretionem, 'separatio...
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- freedom to act or judge on one's own
- knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
- refined taste; tact
- the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
- the trait of judging wisely and objectively
The flexibility afforded government to decide something within the broader framework of rules.
Found op http://polisci.nelson.com/glossary.html
(Lat. discretum, pp. of discernere, to discern) The mental capacity for critical discrimination especially in matters of ethics and conduct. -- L.W.
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When it is said that something is left to the discretion of a judge, it signifies that he ought to decide according to the rules of equity, and the nature of circumstances.
Found op http://www.lectlaw.com/def/d175.htm
n. A judge, public official, or private party's power to form a decision within general legal guidelines that is based upon his/her opinion. For example: a) a judge has the discretion regarding the amount of a fine or whether to grant a trial's continuance; b) An estate's trustee or executor may hav...
Found op http://www.legal-explanations.com/definitions/discretion.htm
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1) Blabber's lack 2) Good judgment 3) Liberty 4) Prudence 5) The better part of valor
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