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English definition of “disciplinary action”

disciplinary action

noun [C or U]     HR
a method for dealing with a worker who causes problems or does not obey company rules, for example, by removing them from their job: Departments will take disciplinary action against employees who clearly break the rules.
(Definition of disciplinary action noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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