Definition of 'discipline'
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We need the brightest and best people across all disciplines to stay ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was subsequently disciplined for this behaviour and issued with a written warning. Computing (2010)They are taught by practising artists in a range of disciplines. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Do you think their discipline let them down? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The other lesson of the game was the need for discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Almost certainly, you disagree with the way he disciplines them and behaves around them. The Sun (2016)Truly powerful AI will require all disciplines working together. Smithsonian Mag (2017)His discipline is good, only six yellow cards in his past 100 games. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His preferred pedalling environment is instead similar to the one we're in now - an environment suited to his particular discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Saturn in your sign makes you disciplined and determined, and you'll go the extra mile to complete a task in style. The Sun (2016)We need to teach them some discipline and help them to establish a regular lifestyle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The team she led brought in people from across disciplines and organisations. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We need to make sure we are disciplined going into the game. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What he does feel very strongly is that church discipline is not something to be dodged. Christianity Today (2000)You need discipline and a strong work ethic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lots of studies focus on physical discipline but harsh verbal discipline is a serious problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Tour discipline is another area that is well practised and thought out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You have to be really disciplined in the way you think. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You must also be disciplined and set yourself goals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We have a good record for discipline. The Sun (2011)Ministers need to focus on behaviour and discipline. The Sun (2007)There is scope within prison discipline regulations to let the governor deal with them internally. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have had to learn from them and we have improved our discipline off the field. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Older school staff tended to be good at classroom organisation and discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There has to be a strong discipline in the training and in general. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The capitalists relied on two principal means of cultural discipline and social control. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)This allows them to delay specialising for one or two years while they study a range of disciplines. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Users of the internet may be prepared to allow only one winner to emerge in any particular internet discipline. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most of our masters had recently returned from wartime service and had entrenched ideas of obedience and personal discipline and their retribution was swift and painful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'discipline'
British English: discipline /ˈdɪsɪplɪn/ NOUN
Discipline is the practice of making people obey rules or standards of behaviour, and punishing them when they do not.
...poor discipline in schools.
- American English: discipline
- Arabic: تَأْدِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: disciplina
- Chinese: 纪律
- Croatian: disciplina
- Czech: disciplína
- Danish: disciplin
- Dutch: discipline
- European Spanish: disciplina
- Finnish: kuri
- French: discipline
- German: Disziplin
- Greek: πειθαρχία
- Italian: disciplina
- Japanese: 規律
- Korean: 규율
- Norwegian: disiplin
- Polish: dyscyplina
- European Portuguese: disciplina
- Romanian: disciplină
- Russian: поддержание порядка
- Spanish: disciplina
- Swedish: disciplin
- Thai: ข้อบังคับ
- Turkish: disiplin
- Ukrainian: дисципліна
- Vietnamese: kỷ luật
British English: discipline VERB
If someone is disciplined for something that they have done wrong, they are punished for it.
The workman was disciplined by his company but not dismissed.
Definition of discipline from the Collins English Dictionary
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