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"discreet" in British English

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discreetadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈskriːt/
(Definition of discreet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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discreetadjective

 us   /dɪˈskrit/
careful not to ​causeembarrassment or ​attract a lot of ​attention: She ​hung the ​laundry on a ​line in a discreet ​corner of the ​yard. There was a discreet ​knock on the ​door.
discreetly
adverb  us   /dɪˈskrit·li/
Some of Nelle’s ​acquaintances discreetly ​suggested she get a ​divorce.
(Definition of discreet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “discreet”
in Spanish discreto…
in Vietnamese kín đáo…
in Malaysian berhati-hati…
in Thai สุขุมรอบคอบ…
in French sage…
in German verschwiegen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 审慎的,谨慎的,小心的…
in Turkish temkinli, dikkatli ve nazik, ölçülü…
in Russian тактичный, не болтливый…
in Indonesian bijaksana, hati-hati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 審慎的,謹慎的,小心的…
in Polish dyskretny…
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