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disciplinarian

noun [C] uk   /ˌdɪs.ə.plɪˈneə.ri.ən/ us    /-ˈner.i-/
someone who believes in keeping complete control of the people he or she is in charge of, especially by giving severe punishments: a strict disciplinarian
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