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English definition of “discreet”

discreet

adjective     /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.Cautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful discreetly     /-li/ adverb Loyal, faithful and dependable
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