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  • verb Present participle of discharge.

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Examples

  • Discretion necessarily implies good faith in discharging public duty; there is always a perspective within which a statute is intended to operate; and any clear departure from its lines or objects is just as objectionable as fraud or corruption.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • For the past 40 years, and especially for the past 30 years (post Reagan) the US government has been largely asleep in discharging those responsibilities.

    Matthew Yglesias » Americans Don’t Like “Socialism” But Many Democrats Do

  • Discretion necessarily implies good faith in discharging public duty; there is always a perspective within which a statute is intended to operate; and any clear departure from its lines or objects is just as objectionable as fraud or corruption.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Both Jeff Frederick and Eric Rudolph have possessed explosive materials and showed a real glee in discharging them.

    Waldo Jaquith - Frederick defends his Obama/Osama comment as “true.”

  • If the CEO is competent in discharging this role, he becomes visible.

    Corporate Governance: A Personal Perspective

  • There is a way to resolve such tensions, and that is for me and my officials to stick firm to our themes and the principle of social equity in discharging our responsibilities.

    Priorities of My New Office

  • UN Children's Fund has employed three approaches in discharging its mandate.

    United Nations Children's Fund - History of Organization

  • It is in discharging its monetary policy function that the Bank acts as a principal: this is the sphere of its own accountability.

    The Work of the Central Bank

  • Here, again, I am confident that world opinion acclaims the steady hand, with which the Nobel Committee of the Caroline Institute, in discharging their Trust, have held the balance justly between these related and complementary aspects of the Founder's intention.

    Sir Henry Dale - Banquet Speech

  • Mr. President and Gentlemen, - I have very great pleasure in discharging the task laid upon me, and moving a cordial vote of thanks to General, the Earl of Cavan for his illuminating and lucid address to-night.

    Empire Problems of Today

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