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control
kən'troʊl
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Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun
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(名) As a noun
  1. The activity of managing or exerting control over something.
  2. Regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc.
    • A mechanism that controls the operation of a machine.
    • Discipline in personal and social activities.
    • Power to direct or determine.
      • Great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity.
      • A standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment.
      • The economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc..
        • A spiritual agency that is assumed to assist the medium during a seance.
          • A relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another.
          • The state that exists when one person or group has power over another.
          (动) As a verb
          1. Have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of.
          2. Be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something.
          3. Verify by using a duplicate register for comparison.
            • Handle and cause to function.
            • Control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage.
            • Exercise authoritative control or power over.
            • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.
            • Check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard.
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