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Meaning of “disciplinary” in the English Dictionary

"disciplinary" in British English

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disciplinaryadjective

uk   /ˌdɪs.əˈplɪn.ər.i/  us   /ˈdɪs.ə.plɪ.ner-/
relating to ​discipline: disciplinary measures/​action (= ​punishment)

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(Definition of disciplinary from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"disciplinary" in American English

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disciplinaryadjective [not gradable]

 /ˈdɪs·ə·pləˌner·i/
connected with the ​punishment of ​people who ​break the ​rules: Some disciplinary ​action was ​obviously called for.
(Definition of disciplinary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"disciplinary" in Business English

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disciplinaryadjective

uk   /ˌdɪsəˈplɪnəri/  us   /ˈdɪsəplɪneri/ HR
relating to the ​methods used by ​companies for ​dealing with ​employees who ​breakcompanyrules or do not do their ​job properly: Disciplinary ​measures could ​damage her ​career. the disciplinary ​board/​committee/​counsel disciplinary ​investigations/​meetings a disciplinary ​memo/​notice/​letter
(Definition of disciplinary from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disciplinary”
in Arabic تأديبي, صارِم…
in Korean 규율상의…
in Portuguese disciplinar…
in Catalan disciplinari…
in Japanese 規律に関する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纪律的, 惩戒的…
in Turkish disiplinle ilgili…
in Russian дисциплинарный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紀律的, 懲戒的…
in Italian disciplinare…
in Polish dyscyplinarny…
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