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discretionary

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discretionary

adjective dis·cre·tion·ary \-ˈkre-shə-ˌner-ē\

: available to be used when and how you decide

: done or used when necessary

Full Definition of DISCRETIONARY

1
:  left to discretion :  exercised at one's own discretion
2
:  available for discretionary use <discretionary purchasing power>

Examples of DISCRETIONARY

  1. <discretionary spending on luxuries dropped dramatically last year>

First Known Use of DISCRETIONARY

1698

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