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We found 49 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word discretion:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. discretion: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. discretion, discretion: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. discretion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. discretion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. discretion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. discretion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Discretion, discretion: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. discretion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. discretion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. discretion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. discretion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. discretion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. discretion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. discretion: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. discretion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. discretion: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. discretion: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Discretion (album), Discretion (disambiguation), Discretion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Discretion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. discretion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. discretion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. discretion: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. discretion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. discretion: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  25. discretion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. discretion: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. discretion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. discretion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. discretion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. discretion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (13 matching dictionaries)
  1. Discretion: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. discretion: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. discretion: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. discretion: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. discretion: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  6. Discretion: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  7. discretion: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  8. Discretion: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  9. DISCRETION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  10. discretion: Nelson Political Science Glossary [home, info]
  11. discretion: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  12. Discretion: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  13. discretion: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discretion: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discretion: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. discretion: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Discretion: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (discretion)

noun:  the trait of judging wisely and objectively
noun:  knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress ("The servants showed great tact and discretion")
noun:  freedom to act or judge on one's own
noun:  the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
noun:  refined taste; tact

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Phrases that include discretion:   abuse of discretion, administrative discretion, administrative agency discretion, be the soul of discretion, leave to the discretion of, more...

Words similar to discretion:   circumspection, delicacy, discernment, discreetness, prudence, free will, more...

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