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disciplinary

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disciplinary \Dis"ci*plin*a*ry\, adjective [LL. disciplinarius flogging: cf. F. disciplinaire.] Pertaining to discipline; intended for discipline; corrective; belonging to a course of training.

Those canons . . . were only disciplinary. --Bp. Ferne.

The evils of the . . . are disciplinary and remedial. --Buckminster.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

disciplinary

adjective

1: relating to discipline in behavior; "disciplinary problems in the classroom"

2: relating to a specific field of academic study; "economics in its modern disciplinary sense"

3: designed to promote discipline; "the teacher's action was corrective rather than instructional"; "disciplinal measures"; "the mother was stern and disciplinary" [syn: {corrective}, {disciplinary}, {disciplinal}]


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