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  1. controlled behaviour; self-control
  2. enforced compliance or control
  3. a systematic method of obtaining obedience
  4. a state of order based on submission to authority
  5. punishment intended to train
  6. a set of rules regulating behaviour
  7. a specific branch or knowledge or learning
  8. flagellation as a means of obtaining sexual gratification
  9. a category in which a certain sport belongs, or a sub-category of said sport.
    verb (disciplin, ing)
    1. (transitive) To train someone by instruction and practice.
    2. (transitive) To teach someone to obey authority.
    3. (transitive) To punish someone in order to gain control.
    4. (transitive) To impose order on someone.

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