disciplinary

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adjective dis·ci·plin·ary \ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē, especially British ˌdi-sə-ˈpli-nə-rē\

Definition of disciplinary

  1. 1 a :  of or relating to discipline <disciplinary problems> b :  designed to correct or punish breaches of discipline <took disciplinary action>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a particular field of study <disciplinary specialization>

disciplinarily

play \ˌdi-sə-plə-ˈner-ə-lē\ adverb

disciplinarity

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Examples of disciplinary in a sentence

  1. The committee is considering disciplinary measures against him.

  2. <called for disciplinary actions in response to the outrageous behavior>

1598

First Known Use of disciplinary

1598


DISCIPLINARY Defined for English Language Learners

disciplinary

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adjective dis·ci·plin·ary \ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē, especially British ˌdi-sə-ˈpli-nə-rē\

Definition of disciplinary for English Language Learners

  • : intended to correct or punish bad behavior : of or relating to discipline


DISCIPLINARY Defined for Kids

disciplinary

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adjective dis·ci·plin·ary \ˈdi-sə-plə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of disciplinary for Students

  1. :  relating to the correction or punishment of bad behavior <disciplinary action>



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