self-discipline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"self-discipline" in British English

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self-disciplinenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌselfˈdɪs.ɪ.plɪn/ approving
C2 the ​ability to make yourself do things you ​know you should do ​even when you do not ​want to: You need a lot of self-discipline when you're doing ​researchwork on ​your own.
self-disciplined
adjective uk   us   /ˌselfˈdɪs.ɪ.plɪnd/
(Definition of self-discipline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"self-discipline" in American English

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self-disciplinenoun [U]

 us   /ˌselfˈdɪs·ə·plɪn/
the ​ability to make yourself do things when you should, ​even if you do not ​want to do them: He ​lacked self-discipline and ​seemedunable to ​finish anything.
(Definition of self-discipline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"self-discipline" in Business English

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self-disciplinenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌselfˈdɪsɪplɪn/
→  discipline noun
(Definition of self-discipline from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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