disciplinary


disciplinary
a) Having to do with discipline, or with the imposition of discipline.

Debt can motivate or act as a disciplinary force for executives to achieve organizational efficiency.

b) For the purpose of imposing punishment.

The school has announced that it will take disciplinary measures against the students who participated in the protest activities.


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  • disciplinary — dis‧ci‧pli‧na‧ry [ˈdɪsplɪnəri, ˌdɪsˈplɪ ǁ ˈdɪsplneri] adjective HUMAN RESOURCES concerned with how people in an organization or group should behave, and how they should be punished if they do not obey the rules: • If a member of staff is… …   Financial and business terms

  • Disciplinary — is a term used to describe types of knowledge, expertise, skills, people, projects, communities, problems, challenges, studies, inquiry, approaches, and research areas that are strongly associated with academic areas of study (academic… …   Wikipedia

  • disciplinary — I (educational) adjective academic, cultural, didactic, didactical, doctrinal, educative, informational, informative, instructional, instructive, paedeutic, pedagogic, pedagogical, preceptive, preceptoral, scholarly, scholastic, training,… …   Law dictionary

  • Disciplinary — Dis ci*plin*a*ry, a. [LL. disciplinarius flogging: cf. F. disciplinaire.] Pertaining to discipline; intended for discipline; corrective; belonging to a course of training. [1913 Webster] Those canons . . . were only disciplinary. Bp. Ferne. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disciplinary — (adj.) 1590s, from M.L. disciplinarius, from L. disciplina (see DISCIPLINE (Cf. discipline)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disciplinary — is pronounced with stress on the first or third syllable, depending partly on its position in a sentence …   Modern English usage

  • disciplinary — [dis′ə pli ner΄ē; ] Brit [ dis′i plin΄ə ri] adj. 1. of or having to do with discipline 2. that enforces discipline by punishing or correcting …   English World dictionary

  • disciplinary — adjective Date: 1598 1. a. of or relating to discipline < disciplinary problems > b. designed to correct or punish breaches of discipline < took disciplinary action > 2. of or relating to a particular field of study < disci …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disciplinary — [[t]dɪ̱sɪplɪnəri, AM neri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Disciplinary bodies or actions are concerned with making sure that people obey rules or regulations and that they are punished if they do not. He will now face a disciplinary hearing for having an affair …   English dictionary

  • disciplinary — adjective connected with the punishment of someone who has not obeyed rules, or with trying to make people obey rules: disciplinary action/measures (=things you do to punish someone): The investigation led to disciplinary action against several… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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