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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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in the 1980s and 1990S, financial innovation, deregulation, global capital market expansion and technological change saw the emergence of what was termed the "super CFO," who was not simply an accountant but a deal maker, team builder, performance manager and fiscal disciplinarian rolled into one.
My father served as disciplinarian, and somehow managed to help my mother steer all of us back from the brink.
I resisted being forced into the role of lecturer, disciplinarian, disengaged intellectual.
His mother, a stern disciplinarian with a strong Christian faith, struggled to support the family.
In Discipline and Punish, Foucault famously traces the transitions that he claims to have shaped the penal system and, indeed, whole Western societies during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, contending that "the gloomy festival of punishment" of the seventeenth century - characterized by an excess of violence, by the protracted torture of criminal(ized) bodies, and by the public display of the execution proceedings - was slowly superseded by a disciplinarian practice where the "body as the major target of penal repression disappeared" (8).
Sometimes, neighbors and relatives (and even landladies) provided a safe haven or functioned as a surrogate disciplinarian for older children.
Pearl has been in training with Jeannette, London's principal disciplinarian, for three years--24 hours a day.
She is being raised by her abusive father and disciplinarian grandmother, and finds comfort, joy, and strength in music - she is obsessed with Elvis Presley and breaks into his songs whenever the mood strikes.
The RTE pundit revealed: "He was a very strong personality, very forceful, a disciplinarian behind closed doors.
But I swear pretty much everyone else seemed to think that taking the armband off Terry was a swell idea from our iron-man disciplinarian.
Robert O'Connor believes the strict disciplinarian and his regular use of the cane help propel him to success in the world of work.
A If bawling babies haven't taught him, I'm afraid it will take a very disciplinarian wife, Laurie.