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discretion

US [dɪˈskreʃ(ə)n]
UK [dɪ'skreʃ(ə)n]
  • n.谨慎;慎重;审慎;自行决定的自由
  • Web判断力;自由裁量权;小心
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n.
1.
自行决定的自由;自行决定权the freedom or power to decide what should be done in a particular situation
I'll leave it up to you to use your discretion .
我把这件事留给你自己斟酌决定。
How much to tell terminally ill patients is left to the discretion of the doctor.
晚期病人的病情让本人知道多少由医生自行决定。
2.
谨慎;慎重;审慎care in what you say or do, in order to keep sth secret or to avoid causing embarrassment to or difficulty for sb; the quality of being discreet
This is confidential, but I know that I can rely on your discretion.
这是机密,不过我知道你靠得住。

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