phonetic symbol: / dɪ́səplən / 

discipline - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ training to improve strength or self-control

[ noun ]
■ the act of punishing
・the offenders deserved the harsh discipline they received

[ noun ]
■ the trait of being well behaved
・he insisted on discipline among the troops

[ noun ]
■ a system of rules of conduct or method of practice
・he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
・for such a plan to work requires discipline

[ noun ]
■ a branch of knowledge
・in what discipline is his doctorate?
bailiwick , field , field of study , study , subject , subject area , subject field

[ verb ]
■ punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
・The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently
correct , sort out

[ verb ]
■ develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice
■ especially to teach self-control
・Parents must discipline their children
check , condition , train

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