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English definition of “discipline”

discipline

verb [T] (PUNISH)    /ˈdɪs.ə.plɪn/
to punish someone: A senior civil servant has been disciplined for revealing secret government plans to the media.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
(Definition of discipline verb (PUNISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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