disciplinary disciplinary  /ˈdɪs ə plə ˌnɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) relating to discipline in behavior
  2. (adj) relating to a specific field of academic study
  3. (adj) designed to promote discipline

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The 16-year-old freshman had racked up several disciplinary suspensions, mainly for disruptive behavior.
  2. Was criticized for not taking more disciplinary action against officers in the Seattle Police Department charged with brutality and misconduct.
  3. Parents who do it argue that occasional spanking is an important disciplinary tool.

News

  1. MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of Jeremy Stones

    MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of Jeremy Stones
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of PDQ Financial Services Inc. and Cesidio Negri

    MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of PDQ Financial Services Inc. and Cesidio Negri
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. MLS Disciplinary Committee fines Real Salt Lake midfielder Ned Grabavoy for simulation

    Real Salt Lake midfielder Ned Grabavoy was fined an undisclosed amount by the MLS Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday for an act of simulation against the LA Galaxy this past Saturday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Commissioner Selig said, "It is time for the game to move forward. There is little to be gained at this point in debating dated misconduct and enduring numerous disciplinary proceedings. Educating children and their parents about the dangers of...
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Bud Selig Source: MLB.com

  2. "Andrew Symonds was stood down for disciplinary reasons in Darwin and is now going through a process......designed to give him time to assess whether he is fully committed to all of the things needed for a cricketer to be a member of the world's...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Andrew Hilditch Source: Reuters India

  3. "It's not my business. The disciplinary committee will look at it," Tabarez said Saturday. "But I think it (a two-match ban) would be extremely exaggerated."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Oscar Tabarez Source: ABC News

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