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The use of strict disciplinary measures and limitations on freedoms or privileges, as by a parent or guardian, as a means of fostering responsibility and expressing care or concern.
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the practice of taking a stern attitude towards a relative or friend suffering from an addiction, etc, to help the addict overcome the problem
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