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dis uh pluhnd

  • v  develop (children's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control
  • v  punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience
    The teacher disciplined the pupils rather frequently
  • s  obeying the rules
  • s  trained mentally or physically by instruction or exercise
    the beautiful coordination of his disciplined muscles
    a disciplined mind

  • Well, if the presidential campaign didn't convince you that Barack Obama is one disciplined fellow, his first public appearance as President-elect certainly should have.
  • This guy is incredibly disciplined.
  • The well-disciplined Islamists were busy plotting for this final assault, stockpiling ammunition, mortars and tons of explosives.
News & Articles


  • Joachim Loew in The Sun
    He said: "The team did everything nearly perfectly today. The result is nearly unbelievable because Argentina have a strong defensive team. It was first class that we were able to get so many goals. We were highly disciplined, but we were also...
  • Roger Goodell in Washington Post
    Goodell said afterward that the information from the interview with Walsh "was consistent with what we disciplined the Patriots for last fall," when the commissioner docked the team a 2008 first-round draft pick and fined coach Bill Belichick...
  • Bob Bradley in Telegraph.co.uk
    Algeria take their chances well and they have some good creative players when they are going forward,the United States manager said. "It means that our ability to be disciplined and to finish attacks is going to be very important."

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