discipline

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discipline(
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plihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (training)
a. la disciplina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Discipline at the military academy was extremely strict.La disciplina en la academia militar era muy estricta.
2. (behavior)
a. la conducta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Miss Wilder, how do you maintain proper discipline in your classroom?Señorita Wilder, ¿cómo fomentas la buena conducta en tu salón?
3. (self-control)
a. la autodisciplina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
You need a lot of discipline to succeed in anything.Se necesita mucha autodisciplina para lograr cualquier cosa.
4. (punishment)
a. el castigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We will be forced to enact discipline if you keep disobeying the teacher.Tendremos que aplicarte un castigo si sigues desobedeciendo al maestro.
5. (subject)
a. la disciplina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The course offers various artistic disciplines.El curso ofrece varias disciplinas artísticas.
6. (sports)
a. la disciplina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In the next Olympics, she'll be competing in several disciplines.En las próximas Olimpiadas, competirá en varias disciplinas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
7. (to teach proper conduct)
a. disciplinar
Both parents and teachers try to discipline children.Tanto los padres como los maestros buscan disciplinar a los niños.
8. (to train)
a. disciplinar
Yoga helps you discipline your body and mind.El yoga te ayuda a disciplinar la mente y el cuerpo.
9. (to punish)
a. castigar (an animal or a prisoner)
If you don't discipline your dog when he does something wrong, he'll never learn.Si no castigas a tu perro cuando hace algo malo, él nunca aprenderá.
b. sancionar (an employee)
The company will discipline whoever breaks the code of conduct.La empresa sancionará a todo aquel que viole el código de conducta.
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discipline
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (control, academic subject)
a. la disciplina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to keep or maintain disciplineguardar la disciplina
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (punish)
a. castigar
3. (train)
a. disciplinar
to discipline oneselfdisciplinarse
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discipline [ˈdɪsɪplɪn]
noun
1 (obedience) disciplina (f); (punishment) castigo (m); (self-control) autodisciplina (f)
to keep or maintain discipline mantener la disciplina
2 (field of study) disciplina (f)
transitive verb
1 (punish) [+pupil, soldier] castigar; [+employee] sancionar
the boy will be disciplined. He has let the whole school down
2 (control) [+child] disciplinar; [+one's mind] adiestrar
to discipline o.s. (to do sth) disciplinarse (para hacer algo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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