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English definition of “self-controlled”

self-controlled

adjective     /ˌself.kənˈtrəʊld/ US  /-ˈtroʊld/ usually approving
having strong control over your emotions and actions: He's always seemed very self-controlled, so I was amazed by his sudden outburst in the office.Self-control and moderation self-control     /ˌself.kənˈtrəʊl/ US  /-ˈtroʊl/ noun [U] C2 It took incredible self-control not to cry out with pain.Self-control and moderation
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