Translation of "discretion" - English-Spanish dictionary

discretion

noun [ no plural ] uk /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).’

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).
→ Idioms discretion is the better part of valour

(Translation of “discretion” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)