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See Spanish definition of discrecional
- Compare this to the discretionary spending available to, say, a family-owned company.
- He therefore suggested that the police use the discretionary policy to deal with the problem.
- The hotel's 800 employees agreed to forgo discretionary annual bonuses recently in hopes of saving jobs.
- He is wearing proper attire and earns discretionary bonus points for an impeccably hand-tied bow.
- He adds a love of the horse and availability of discretionary spending was keeping interest high.
- He held that the decision not to make improvements to the safety of a road junction was ultimately a discretionary matter of policy for the council to decide.
- This is a 2 percent rise plus a one-off discretionary bonus payment of between nothing and £400.
- This does not require discretionary policy measures: the working of automatic stabilizers will drive up deficits.
- These were entirely discretionary decisions which were open to them on the evidence and material before them.
- His object in this is to take advantage of the discretionary nature of the relief available to the court in such a case.
- This festival, like others, has fallen foul of cuts made to the council's discretionary services by the cabinet, of which I am a member.
- Do you think you have sufficient discretionary powers?
- The order would also give the police discretionary powers to confiscate alcohol if they believe its consumption is causing a public nuisance.
- It's the first time she's used her discretionary power since taking over as Immigration Minister just over a month ago.
- However, the use of those measures for these charges is discretionary - not mandatory.
- As for pornography, the librarian has discretionary powers to censor what he deems too racy for the prison populace.
- The council must now notify leaseholders again to tell them that the original discretionary arrangement will be retained after all.
- They keep taxes high but then give discretionary relief in the form of grants to their mates.
- Consuming less means people can work less and that increases the amount of their discretionary free time.
- As a result there was very little money left for discretionary services, like free transport and leisure facilities.
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