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air traffic controlnoun [U, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us  
the ​activity of ​managingaircraft from the ​ground as they take off, ​fly, and ​land, or the ​people who do this: Air ​trafficcontrol at Heathrow have given us ​clearance to ​land in 20 ​minutes.
air traffic controller
noun [C] uk   us  
an ​airtrafficcontrollers' ​strike
(Definition of air traffic control from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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air traffic controlnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation ATC) TRANSPORT
the ​activity of ​managingaircraft from the ​ground as they take off, ​fly, and ​land, or the ​people who do this: an ​airtrafficcontrolcentre/​service/​system
air traffic controller
noun [C]
(Definition of air traffic control from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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