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English definition of “be in command (of yourself)”

be in command (of yourself)

to be calm and completely in control of your behaviour and emotions : Suntanned and relaxed , looking calmly about the room , he appeared completely in command.Self-control and moderation
(Definition of be in command (of yourself) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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