Definition of disciplinary in English:


Syllabification: dis·ci·pli·nar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈdisəpləˌnerē


  • Concerning or enforcing discipline: a soldier will face disciplinary action after going absent without leave
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    • The matter will be dealt with at the next meeting of the disciplinary committee on a date yet to be set.
    • Why put this to the disciplinary committee is the question asked among club circles?
    • The work of the disciplinary and performance committees is explored in some detail below.


late 15th century (originally with reference to ecclesiastical order): from medieval Latin disciplinarius, from Latin disciplina, from discipulus 'learner' (see disciple).

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