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discreet

adjective uk   us   /dɪˈskriːt/
C2 careful not to cause embarrassment or attract too much attention, especially by keeping something secret: The family made discreet enquiries about his background. They are very good assistants, very discreet - they wouldn't go talking to the press. Note: Do not confuse with discrete.
discreetly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “discreet”
in Vietnamese kín đáo…
in Spanish discreto…
in Thai สุขุมรอบคอบ…
in Malaysian berhati-hati…
in French sage…
in German verschwiegen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 審慎的,謹慎的,小心的…
in Indonesian bijaksana, hati-hati…
in Russian тактичный, не болтливый…
in Turkish temkinli, dikkatli ve nazik, ölçülü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 审慎的,谨慎的,小心的…
in Polish dyskretny…
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