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Translation of "discretion" - English-Spanish dictionary

discretion

noun [no plural]   /dɪˈskreʃ.ən/
the ability to behave without causing embarrassment or attracting too much attention, especially by keeping information secret discreción ‘Can you trust him with this?’ ‘Yes, he’s the soul of discretion (= he will not tell other people).’1843
formal the right or ability to decide something criterio 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).1111
→  Idioms discretion is the better part of valour
(Definition of discretion from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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