Übersetzung von “discretion” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun [ no plural ] uk /dɪˈskreʃ.ən/ us

the ability to behave without causing embarrassment or attracting too much attention, especially by keeping information secret

‘Can you trust him with this?’ ‘Yes, he’s the soul of discretion (= he will not tell other people).’

formal the right or ability to decide something

Students can be expelled at the discretion of the principal (= if the principal decides it).
I leave the decision to your discretion (= for you to decide).

(Übersetzung von “discretion” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)