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Discreet Vs Discrete


Discreet শব্দটি একটি adjective.

Meaning as an adjective:

অপ্রস্তুতকর বা খুব বেশী দৃষ্টি আকর্ষণ করে এমন পরিস্থিতির যাতে সৃষ্টি না হয় সে ব্যাপারে সতর্ক, বিশেষতঃ কোনোকিছু গোপন রাখার মাধ্যমে। সতর্ক বা বিচক্ষণ।

Careful about not creating such situation which may cause embarrassment or draw very much attention.


  • They made a discreet inquiry about this case. (তারা এই মামলাটির ব্যাপারে একটি সতর্ক এবং বিচক্ষণ তদন্ত করলো।)
  • Jim is very discreet, and he won’t disclose this matter to anyone.
  • The management has arranged a discreet meeting.
  • Tom is by nature very calm and discreet.
  • They are handling the matter in a discreet way.
  • You can believe Jack because he is so discreet that he won’t tell this to the press.



Discrete শব্দটিও একটি adjective.

Meaning as an adjective:

বিচ্ছিন্ন বা পৃথক বা বিযুক্ত।

Individually distinct or separate.


  • This company has a discrete entity. (এই কোম্পানীর একটি পৃথক সত্তা আছে।)
  • Can you give us a discrete idea about this project?
  • The company is expecting a discrete idea from you.
  • This company has four discrete branches.
  • The girl is studying discrete mathematics. (মেয়েটি বিচ্ছিন্ন গণিত পড়ছে।)
  • We have also learned some discrete topics from this course, not mentioned in the course outline.



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