\dɪskɹˈɛʃən], \dɪskɹˈɛʃən], \d_ɪ_s_k_ɹ_ˈɛ_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of DISCRETION
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- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
Management; that discernment which enables a person to judge critically of what is correct and proper to do, united with caution; nice discernment and judgment; liberty or power of acting without other control than one's own judgment. To surrender at discretion, to surrender without stipulation or terms at the mercy of the conqueror.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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