Discipline(Word of the Day)

 training that makes peoplemore willing to obey or more ableto control themselves, often in theform of rules, and punishments if these are broken, or the behaviour produced by this training:

parental/military/school discipline

There should be tougher discipline inschools.

I don’t have enough (self) discipline tosave money.

[ U ] the ability to control yourself or other peopleeven in difficultsituations:

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

discipline noun (SUBJECT)

C2 [ C ] particular area of study,especially a subject studied at acollege or university

to punish someone


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