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Translation of "control" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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