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control

noun
 
/kənˈtrəʊl/
[no plural] the power to make a person or thing do what you want
سَيْطَرة
The new teacher has no control over the class. He lost control of the car.
under control If a situation is under control, things are happening in the way that you want them to
تَحْتَ السَّيْطَرة
Don’t worry – everything’s under control.
out of control behaving very badly and not stopped by anyone
خارِج عَن السَّيْطَرة
The children were out of control.
a switch or other device used to operate a machine
تَحكّم
Where’s the volume control on your phone?
a place where something official, usually a document, is checked
مُراقبة
passport control
be beyond someone’s control If something is beyond your control, you cannot influence or direct it.
خارج عن إرادتك / خارج نِطاق السيطَرة
There’s nothing we can do – the situation is beyond our control.
out of control If something or someone is out of control, no one can influence or direct it or them.
خارج عن إرادتك / خارج نِطاق السيطَرة
The car skidded and went out of control.
take control to start to rule or govern an area
يُسَيطَر عَلى
The dictator took control of the country in 1933.
(Definition of control noun from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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