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disciplinary

[dis-uh-pluh-ner-ee]
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adjective
  1. of, for, or constituting discipline; enforcing or administering discipline: disciplinary action.
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Origin of disciplinary

First recorded in 1575–85; discipline + -ary
Related formsnon·dis·ci·pli·nar·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nondisciplinary

disciplinary

disciplinarian

adjective
  1. of, promoting, or used for discipline; corrective
  2. relating to a branch of learningcriticism that crosses disciplinary boundaries
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Word Origin and History for nondisciplinary

disciplinary

adj.

1590s, from Medieval Latin disciplinarius, from Latin disciplina (see discipline (n.)).

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