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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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First, this paper is the first one to provide evidence on the accuracy of discretionary accrual models using restatement data.
The discretionary [sector] is also very close to breaking down versus the S&P 500, another warning.
Both the discretionary request and the money for textbooks had failed to gain an OK at the May annual town meeting here, requiring the need to revote the issue last night.
But if the plan includes a discretionary clause, the court will apply the highly deferential "abuse of discretion" standard of review, and uphold the insurer's denial as long as the insurer can point to some justification for its decision--even if the overwhelming weight of the evidence favors the insured.
That improvement was due overwhelmingly to a 49 per cent increase in profits derived from managing discretionary accounts.
They include discretionary totals available to the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations for enactment in annual appropriations bills through the subcommittees responsible for the development of the bills.
Providing discretionary capital to address more senior opportunities in the real estate debt capital structure, this separate account increases the footprint of our origination platform and generates a stream of fee income for CTIMCO.
The discretionary two-month additional extension is not available to taxpayers claiming the foreign earned income exclusion who have an approved extension to file on Form 2350, Application for Extension of lime To File U.
Charles Rapacciuolo, chief of the Health Bureau at the New York Insurance Department, declared in Circular Letter Number 8 (2006) that the department will no longer approve any health insurance policies or contracts, including disability insurance policies or contracts, that include discretionary clause provisions.
And almost $25,000 went for her coronation ball as president, paid through the discretionary fund which was subsequently relabeled the inauguration fund.
American Enterprise Institute budget analyst Veronique de Rugy calculates that in fiscal 1965-68, Johnson raised discretionary spending a whopping 33.
Freezing discretionary spending for a year would save almost $48 billion.