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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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The data leakage prevention system monitors the packets that are sent from an intranet to the Internet according to a data security policy, and sometimes blocks outgoing packets or discretionarily deletes important information contained in the packets [2].
165) A congressional power to discretionarily exclude duly elected congresspersons, continued the Court, would violate the "fundamental principle of our representative democracy" that "the people should choose whom they please to govern them.
to provide discretionarily managed custom model portfolios with Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) 3(38) coverage.
37) Taken literally, this means an executive branch official can exercise whatever the official discretionarily determines is appropriate in the war on terror regardless of the consequences, as long as there is a significant foreign relations or national security aspect to the decision.
If there is a provision in the initial plan authorizing the ISO administrator to modify the terms discretionarily, however, whether the administrator's modification automatically meets the shareholders' approval requirement of section 422 will remain an unanswered question.
state law discretionarily cross-references federal rights.
allows Councils to discretionarily limit access to a fishery provided
77) The combined effect of the courts' interpretation of the FOIA, Trade Secrets Act, and APA is that that agencies can no longer discretionarily disclose information if it falls under Exemption 4.
to regulate their carbon emissions by 2018 or face possible trade sanctions discretionarily imposed by the President (229)
4% of persons discretionarily sentenced under the law were black.
Rather, the FMC will test to confirm that: lenders consistently follow their own underwriting standards and risk-based pricing rules; loans were priced consistently across all similarly situated borrowers; and changes made in closed loan files were objectively based--not discretionarily based.
The department did have a measured and case-by-case system of discretionarily spending discretionary funds on postsecondary education.