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British English: /ˈdɪsɪplɪn/
American English: /ˈdɪsəplən/

Translation of discipline in German:


  • 1 (order, branch)
    Disziplin Fem.
    maintain discipline
    die Disziplin aufrechterhalten
    lack of discipline
    Mangel an Disziplin
    change disciplines
    die Disziplin od. das Fach wechseln
  • 2 (mental training)
    Schulung Fem.
    the discipline of adversity
    die strenge Schule der Not
  • 3 (system of rules)
    Kanon Mask.

transitive verb

  • 1
    (train in military exercises) ausbilden
    you must discipline yourself to eat less
    Sie müssen sich zwingen, weniger zu essen
    discipline one's emotions/feelings etc.
    seine Emotionen/Gefühle usw. unter Kontrolle halten

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