discipline

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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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This becomes especially salient when, given the clarity of the violation, the offender is faced with no alternative but to admit guilt and to engage in elaborate apologies in the hope that a merciful discipliner will give credit for the self-imposed suffering.
Ils doivent discipliner leur jeu[beaucoup plus grand que] dira, depite, coach Vahid qui n'omettra pas d'exprimer sa satisfaction de la production Doukha et Djabou.
Ainsi, des femmes hindoues jeunent pour le bien de leur epoux et de leur famille (Betbeder 2009) ; comme l'illustre l'article de Geraldine Mossiere, les femmes converties a l'islam considerent que les regles prescrites par l'Islam (pudeur, code alimentaire) pour discipliner le corps entrainent egalement des effets psychiques et physiques benefiques sur l'individu.