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discipline

A UK term of art for an allied health profession which requires formal training, leading to a recognised professional qualification.

Examples
Physiotherapy, nursing, pharmacology.

discipline

A branch or domain of knowledge, instruction, or learning. Nursing, medicine, physical therapy, and social work are examples of health-related or professional disciplines. History, sociology, psychology, chemistry, and physics are examples of academic disciplines.
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Rational discourse, if it is to be useful, must be disciplined.
The Disciplined Growth fund contains from 100 to 150 large-cap companies that demonstrate higher quality and sustainable earnings above their peer group.
Finally, employees in the third category, who respond to questions during either a compelled or voluntary interview, can be disciplined based on the content of the answers.
Midway through 2005, eight firefighters have been disciplined and four others are being investigated, officials said.
A record seven sheriff's employees were disciplined for sexual misconduct last year, and four were disciplined in the first half of this year.
Strong Mid-Cap Disciplined (SMCDX) The $519 million Strong Mid-Cap Disciplined Fund is one of Strong's most respected funds.
The net assets of the Canadian Equity Pool of Disciplined Leadership Multifund and the Disciplined Leadership RSP Equity Fund merged into Disciplined Leadership Canadian Equity Fund
Asset allocation fund products may be suitable for investors who recognize the importance of practicing a disciplined investment strategy, but don't have the time, money or expertise to execute it themselves," said Mark Kowalczyk, managing director at Ibbotson Associates.
A significant majority of the respondents use a disciplined 2-Step process to decide which projects to advance along the path to full product development, cross-functional participation has grown significantly and the vast majority use some type of metrics.
But in reviewing the 69 excessive-force cases where officers were disciplined in 1995 and 1996, Bobb said he had found a ``deterioration in the rigor of discipline.
Robbins-Gioia combines thought leadership, disciplined processes, industry-based knowledge, and integrated tools to help global customers optimize their business processes, accelerate change, and establish time, cost, and quality improvements to transform their businesses.
Inmates not being disciplined were walking about their confines Tuesday, talking, watching television, playing cards and making telephone calls.