OTHER WORDS FROM discretionarydis·cre·tion·ar·i·ly, adverbnon·dis·cre·tion·ar·y, adjective
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Because these higher-income consumers are spending less on experiences and travel, they have more discretionary income available to shop this holiday season.What retailers should expect going into a holiday season during a pandemic|Rachel King|September 16, 2020|Fortune
That is not an unreasonable sum—it’s a fraction of the funding the US spends on health and defense innovation and just over 1% of the discretionary federal budget.To confront the climate crisis, the US should launch a National Energy Innovation Mission|Amy Nordrum|September 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
No finance, no energy, no industrials or consumer discretionary stocks.A flurry of M&A deals lifts global stocks. Yes, even tech stocks|Bernhard Warner|September 14, 2020|Fortune
Arthrex employees receive an annual discretionary bonus in July at our fiscal-year end.How the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing have risen to the COVID-19 challenge|lbelanger225|September 10, 2020|Fortune
The money Soros recently allocated to another global macro fund is therefore to one that blends the strategy’s traditional “discretionary” approach with a more computer-driven, quantitative one.
A set of meat-cleaver cuts to the domestic discretionary budget.
Generally, they are presented as a purely discretionary buy.Solar Panels Now Being Offered as a Prebuilt Feature in California|Daniel Gross|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And customers at the lower end of the income skill are struggling to make ends meet, which pinches their discretionary spending.Domino’s Fried-Chicken Pizza Means We’ve Hit Peak Food Trolling|Daniel Gross|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Discretionary spending comes up every year for renewal; the biggest-ticket item in that category is the defense budget.
The federal budget is split into two large categories known as “discretionary” spending and “mandatory” spending.
I have no discretionary power on the subject—my duty is emphatically pronounced in the Constitution.
Congress may undoubtedly abuse this discretionary power, but the same may be said of others with which they are vested.
In 1880 a provisional Bill was submitted to parliament giving the crown discretionary power not to enforce the laws.
That this House should have a general discretionary power of disqualification is a dangerous saying.
A legislative act has no reference to any rule but these two: original justice, and discretionary application.