Significado de “discipline” - en el Diccionario Inglés

discipline en inglés británico

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disciplinenoun

uk /ˈdɪs.ə.plɪn/ us /ˈdɪs.ə.plɪn/

discipline noun (TRAINING)

B2 [ U ] training that makes people more willing to obey or more able to control themselves, often in the form of rules, and punishments if these are broken, or the behaviour produced by this training:

There should be tougher discipline in schools.
I don't have enough (self) discipline to save money.

[ U ] the ability to control yourself or other people, even in difficult situations:

Maintaining classroom discipline (= control of the students) is the first task of every teacher.

Más ejemplos

  • In some of these schools, army-style drills are used to instil a sense of discipline.
  • The new teacher had failed to enforce any sort of discipline.
  • Problems arise if the parents' approach to discipline is inconsistent.
  • He's always harping on about lack of discipline.
  • Several of the teachers were ineffectual at maintaining discipline.

disciplineverb

uk /ˈdɪs.ə.plɪn/ us /ˈdɪs.ə.plɪn/

(Definición de discipline del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

discipline en inglés americano

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disciplinenoun

us /ˈdɪs·ə·plən, -ˌplɪn/

discipline noun (TRAINING)

[ U ] training that produces obedience or self-control, often in the form of rules and punishments if these are broken, or the obedience or self-control produced by this training:

military discipline

[ U ] Discipline is also the ability to control a mental activity:

Learning a foreign language requires discipline.

discipline noun (SUBJECT)

[ C ] a particular area of study, esp. a subject studied at a college or university:

an academic discipline

disciplineverb [ T ]

us /ˈdɪs·ə·plən, -ˌplɪn/

discipline verb [ T ] (PUNISH)

to punish someone:

He was disciplined for his bad conduct.

(Definición de discipline del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

discipline en inglés de negocios

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disciplinenoun

uk /ˈdɪsəplɪn/ us

[ U ] the practice of making sure that people obey rules and do not cause problems:

Personnel rules are used to govern worker conduct and impose discipline on violators.
the strict discipline of prison

[ U ] also self-discipline the ability to make yourself do something, even if it is difficult, so that you can achieve a goal:

the discipline to do sth Working for a large firm gave him the confidence and discipline to start his own business.
For most people, saving money requires a lot of self-discipline.

[ C ] a subject or a particular type of work:

Our company actively recruits graduates for a wide range of disciplines including engineering, science, and business.

disciplineverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdɪsəplɪn/ us

HR to deal with a worker who does not obey company rules, for example by giving them a written warning:

discipline sb for (doing) sth He was disciplined for serious misconduct.

to carefully control the way that you work, live, or behave, especially to achieve a goal:

discipline yourself to do sth Discipline yourself to clear out old files on a regular basis.

(Definición de discipline del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)