• (British) IPA: /dɪˈskɹɛʃən(ə)ɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪsˈkɹɛʃəˌnɛɹi/


  1. Available at one's discretion; able to be used as one chooses; left to or regulated by one's own discretion or judgment.
    discretionary income
    discretionary powers
Synonyms Translations
  • French: discrétionnaire
  • German: auf Ermessen beruhend, nach freiem Ermessen gewährt, Ermessens-, ins freie Ermessen gestellt, frei verfügbar, dem eigenen Gutdünken überlassen
  • Portuguese: discricionário
  • Russian: предоставленный
  • Spanish: discrecional

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