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discipline

dis·ci·pline

discipline

 
 
pronunciation:
dI s plihn
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: training of the body or mind to behave in a certain way.
She believes in strict discipline for her children.
similar words:
exercise, practice, routine
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: disciplined, disciplines, disciplining
definition: to punish in order to correct behavior.
He disciplined his dog for jumping on people.
synonyms:
punish
derivation: disciplined (adj.)
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  behavior, knowledge, learn, mind, moral, work