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Spanish translation of “control”

control

noun /kənˈtrəul/
the right of directing or of giving orders; power or authority
control, mando, poder
She has control over all the decisions in that department She has no control over that dog.
the act of holding back or restraining
control, dominio sobre sí mismo
government control of prices I know you’re angry but you must not lose control (of yourself).
(often in plural ) a lever, button etc which operates (a machine etc)
control, mando
The clutch and accelerator are foot controls in a car.
a point or place at which an inspection takes place
control
passport control.
controller noun a person or thing that controls
controlador
an air-traffic controller.
control tower noun a building at an airport from which take-off and landing instructions are given
torre de control
Pilots depend on guidance from the control tower to keep them safe.
in control (of) in charge (of)
controlar; estar al mando de
She is very much in control (of the situation).
out of control not under the authority or power of someone
fuera de control, descontrolado, desmandado
The brakes failed and the car went out of control Those children are completely out of control (= wild and disobedient).
under control
bajo control
Keep your dog under control! Everything’s under control now.
(Definition of control from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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