parental discretion

noun

: parents choosing whether or not they want their children to do something
Because of the violence in the movie, parental discretion is advised.

Examples of parental discretion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whilst no swear words are used, parental discretion is advised when playing this content to or around younger children. Dustin Nelson, EW.com, 21 Aug. 2023 Whilst no swear words are used parental discretion is advised when playing this content to or around younger children. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 22 Aug. 2023

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“Parental discretion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parental%20discretion. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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