discretion

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Synonyms for discretion

Synonyms for discretion

the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

unrestricted freedom to choose

Synonyms

Synonyms for discretion

freedom to act or judge on one's own

Related Words

knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

refined taste

the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies

the trait of judging wisely and objectively

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After finding wide variations in the amount of capital that banks hold against a similar set of loans, the Basel Committee of banking supervisors published six examples of capital requirements where national regulators would no longer have discretion over whether to apply them or not.
Lawmakers, however, could try to seek a constitutional amendment, or propose legislation in which discretion to strike strikes would be taken away from prosecutors and judges.