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English definition of “air traffic control”

air traffic control

noun [U]     (abbreviation ATC) TRANSPORT
the activity of managing aircraft from the ground as they take off, fly , and land , or the people who do this: an air traffic control centre / service / system
air traffic controller noun [C]
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