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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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At DCFS, while the number of employees disciplined nearly doubled from 18 in 2001 to 38 in 2004, the percentage of disciplinary cases the commission overturned or reduced also increased from 36 percent to 40 percent.
Rational discourse, if it is to be useful, must be disciplined.
American Century Investments has launched American Century Disciplined Growth Fund (ADSIX), a risk-adjusted equity stock portfolio aimed at offering clients an opportunity to invest in large-cap growth companies.
The Office of Independent Review report noted that 189 sheriff's employees were disciplined in the first three months of the year, including four who were discharged.
Employees who comprise the second category by virtue of their failure to answer work-related questions after being properly compelled can be disciplined for their refusal to cooperate.
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
There is a near record amount of cash on the sidelines today, as investors who lost money in the recent bear market want a more disciplined way to grow wealth.
A few officers who have been disciplined have asserted the chief does not care about field officers.
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.