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discretional

[dih-skresh-uh-nl]
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adjective
  1. discretionary.
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Origin of discretional

First recorded in 1650–60; discretion + -al1
Related formsdis·cre·tion·al·ly, adverb
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Historical Examples

  • The pope, then, had this province only as cardinals have pensions from the king, which pensions are discretional.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (of 10)

    Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

  • I have no idea of instructions, unless they are obeyed; a discretional power is incompatible with them.