GRE Word List

DISCRETION

prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary

The meaning of the word discretion is prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary.

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