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Definition of discernment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    discernment

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//dɪˈsərnmənt//
     
    [uncountable] (formal) (approving)
     
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  1. 1the ability to show good judgment about the quality of someone or something synonym discrimination
  2. 2 He shows great discernment in his choice of friends. She is a woman of the highest taste and discernment.
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