Translation of "control" - English-Arabic dictionary


noun uk /kənˈtrəʊl/

[ no plural ] the power to make a person or thing do what you want

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

Where’s the volume control on your phone?

a place where something official, usually a document, is checked

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.

(Translation of “control noun” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)