discipline collocations and examples

 UK /ˈdɪsəplɪn/

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control over people’s behaviour by making them obey rules


Adjectives frequently used with discipline
strict: rigid, strictThey were offered shelter and food, but under a regime of strict discipline.in a particular place: classroom, prison, schoolThe teacher must be able to maintain classroom discipline.not strict: laxThe report criticizes the management for ‘lax discipline’ in the use of explosives in the mine.
Verbs frequently used with discipline
impose discipline: enforce, exercise, impose, instil, maintain, practice, restoreThe expedition was run in military style, with discipline imposed from the top.require discipline: involve, require, takePutting these principles into practice takes discipline.lack discipline: lackAlthough he had the skill to achieve great things, he admits that he lacked the discipline.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with discipline
dedication, patience, restraint, rigour, self-controlWe can help to instill the dedication and discipline the children need in order to achieve their goals.
 
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