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discipline

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈdɪsəplɪn/
PUNISH to punish someone: [often passive] He was disciplined for missing a training session.Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beating
CONTROL to teach someone to behave in a controlled way: [often reflexive] You have to learn to discipline yourself.Teaching in generalLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
Translations of “discipline”
in Korean 징계하다…
in Arabic يُعاقِب…
in French punir…
in Turkish ceza vermek, disipline sokmak, terbiye etmek…
in Italian castigare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懲罰, 罰,懲罰…
in Russian наказывать, дисциплинировать…
in Polish dyscyplinować, karać, narzucać dyscyplinę…
in Spanish castigar…
in Portuguese castigar…
in German bestrafen…
in Catalan castigar…
in Japanese (人)を懲戒する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 惩罚, 罚,惩罚…
(Definition of discipline verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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