What is the pronunciation of control?
English definition of “control”
› [U] the power to give orders, make decisions, and take responsibility for something: take/keep/gain control of sth Banks threatened to take control of the business. Both parties are vying for control of the Senate.
in control › controlling something or having the power to control something: When negotiating a deal, it’s important that you remain calm and in control.be in control of sth She moved out of Sales and is now in control of the Marketing department.
out of control › if something is out of control, it cannot be dealt with successfully: be/get/spiral out of control One of their biggest priorities is to prevent costs from getting out of control.
under control › if a situation is under control, it is being dealt with successfully and is unlikely to create any problems: bring/get/keep sth under control The Fed would likely raise rates gradually to keep inflation under control. → See also budgetary control, change control, command and control, cost control, credit control, exchange controls, import controls, inventory control, management control, market control, materials control, production control, quality control, stock control