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discretionary income

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscretionary incomedisˌcretionary ˈincome noun [uncountable]  the money remaining from your income after your bills have been paid, which can be spent on entertainment, holidays etc
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discretionary incomeAs discretionary income moves from the young to the old, advertising will follow it.They have a lot of flexible time and a lot have discretionary income.I had a party today and used the discretionary income for it as a token of my approval.
From Longman Business Dictionarydiscretionary incomedisˌcretionary ˈincome [uncountable]ECONOMICS income that you can spend on things that are not completely necessary for livingWhite-collar employees are usually furniture stores’ best customers because they have the most discretionary income. income
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