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discretionary

adjective conative, discretional, elective, left to discretion, left to individual judgment, optional, selective, volitional, volitive
Associated concepts: discretionary authority, discretionary damages, discretionary power of the court, discretionary trusts
See also: alternative, circumspect, discreet, disjunctive, elective, judicious, juridical, spontaneous, voluntary
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While the Court is correct to be suspicious of statistics that contain a small n-value, the Court's reasoning has extended to situations in which Blacks have been absolutely excluded from participation on discretionarily appointed boards.
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It is out of justice that any kind of public authority should dispose discretionarily in a field where autonomy is the password.
Thus, when the value of [phi] is given in [[[phi].sub.min], [[phi].sub.max]], the purpose can achieve that the coordination profit of supply chain is discretionarily allotted between the parties of the supply chain.
This property allows the sign stabilization controllers to fit discretionarily large sign-preserving parameter perturbations, especially in the flight control system.
Manipulation occurs when managers discretionarily increase or decrease accruals with other purposes than to express the real economic and financial situation of the business.
However, we subtract all transfers to leave only those revenues generated by subnational governments and which are not discretionarily fixed by central government (Stegarescu 2005).
Perhaps courts that impose compensatory conditions are giving expression to a vestigial remnant of concern for the plaintiff's once near-absolute right not to be discretionarily deprived of the forum of her choice.
Rather, it appears that portions of FAEB, depending on enrollment numbers and performance metrics, are being assigned discretionarily and reflect each stateEeA[sup.3]s negotiating capacity to secure resources from the federal government.
“The application does the impossible,” claims LeBrun, “as it gives remote access to equipment that doesn't have that capability at all.” A SMB proprietor, who is away from the office, will be able to discretionarily pick up phone calls and use business lines for outgoing calls.
The usual illustration is the so-called State Reserve Fund, a national level fund earmarked only for "urgent or unexpected situations" (Article 30, Law 500/2002) and which is annually increased discretionarily without parliamentary approval.
Monetary policy and exchange rate management was just one part of an overall bundle of direct policy tools used discretionarily by governments to manage a range of external and domestic pressures, and directed towards desired industrial, social, income, redistribution and growth outcomes.