Example sentences for: discretionary

How can you use “discretionary” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Given all these favorable factors, it might be possible to devise a credible balanced-budget plan that involves only minor cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, and discretionary spending--were it not for the tax cuts desired by both the president and the Republicans.

  • The program is discretionary, and Justice components can choose whether they want to include frequent flyer savings, lodging savings, or both.

  • for the Government as a whole and will include both discretionary and mandatory programs and interest on debt.

  • Dental care is just another way to spend discretionary income, competing with a vacation or a new car.

  • Although the cut is billed as across-the-board, it affects only "discretionary" spending, which is less than half of the estimated $1.

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