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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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Aside from his many unclaimed children, my grandfather was also, by all accounts, a woman-beater and vicious disciplinarian.
He is one of my mentors, he was a disciplinarian, but he was also very precise and articulate.
A If bawling babies haven't taught him, I'm afraid it will take a very disciplinarian wife, Laurie.
However, Del Piero is at least looking forward to life without disciplinarian boss Fabio Capello who has moved to Real Madrid.
The study found disciplinarian mothers ended up with six-year-olds who were nearly five times more likely to be overweight than the children of those who treat their children with flexibility and respect, while also setting clear rules.
Actually I'm not much of a disciplinarian,'' Quaid said before the premiere.
Micky Adams's reputation as a disciplinarian may have ruled out a return to Highfield Road for naughty boys like Craig Bellamy but Coventry City centre-back Ady Williams doesn't mind.
Anderson gives a vivid picture of what life was like in the British Navy of the 18th century: brutally hard labor and punishments and unquestioned obedience to the captain; and by these standards Bligh was not an unreasonable disciplinarian.
Brando was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on April 3 1924, to a salesman father ( a womaniser and disciplinarian prone to violent rages ( and amateur actress mother, Dodie, an alcoholic.
Trained at the Pittsburgh Playhouse School primarily by Yugoslavian ballet master Franco Jelencic, a strict disciplinarian, and by Duncan Noble, Edward Caton, Leonide Massine, Frederic Franklin and Nicolas Petrov, Gedeon developed a solid base.
A camp director sees himself as a combination organizer, administrator, leader, teacher, coach, disciplinarian, and friend.