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Discreet 1100 Words You Need Week 33 Day 2

Discreet 1100 Words You Need Week 33 Day 2

Discreet 1100 Words You Need Week 33 Day 2 with authentic materials and examples, synonyms, antonyms, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

/dɪˈskriːt/ (adj)

cautious and prudent, careful, tactful, circumspect, judicious, good at keeping secrets

Officers ‘to collect and communicate intelligence affecting the public peace, to prevent the commission of offences and public nuisances’. in connection with these duties it will be necessary to keep discreet surveillance over reputed bad characters, habitual offenders and other potential offenders. organised crime cannot be successfully fought without close watch of suspects. but, surveillance may be intrusive and it may ….. a democratic society in the interests of national security, public safety, for the prevention of disorder and crime or for the protection of health or morals. As we said, discreet surveillance of suspects, habitual and potential offenders, may be necessary and so the maintenance of history sheet and surveillance register may be necessary too, for the purpose of prevention of crime.

Source: https://www.legalcrystal.com

Antonyms: indiscreet, tactless, reckless, lax

Adverb: discreetly

Adjective: discretionary

Noun: discretion


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