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control

noun
 
/kənˈtrəʊl/
[no plural] the power to make a person or thing do what you want
통제
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
통제 되는
Don’t worry – everything’s under control.
out of control behaving very badly and not stopped by anyone
통제가 되지 않는
The children were out of control.
a switch or other device used to operate a machine
조절 장치
Where’s the volume control on your phone?
a place where something official, usually a document, is checked
심사대, 검사소
passport control
be beyond someone’s control If something is beyond your control, you cannot influence or direct it.
불가항력의
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.
조종 불능
The car skidded and went out of control.
take control to start to rule or govern an area
정권을 잡다, (민족을) 지배하다
The dictator took control of the country in 1933.
(Definition of control noun from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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