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English Dictionary: discretionary by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment; "The commission has discretionary power to award extra funds"
    Synonym(s): discretionary, discretional
  2. (especially of funds) not earmarked; available for use as needed; "discretionary funds"; "discretionary income"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Discretional \Dis*cre"tion*al\, Discretionary
   \Dis*cre"tion*a*ry\, [Cf. F. discr[82]tionnaire.]
      Left to discretion; unrestrained except by discretion or
      judgment; as, an ambassador with discretionary powers.
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