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control / control
 
control   [kənˈtrəʊl]
A. -noun
1. (=command)   control (m)   (over   sobre)
·troops regained control of the capital
·las tropas recuperaron el control de la capital
·he is giving up control of the company
·va a ceder el control de la empresa
a. to [gain] control of
[+company, territory]   hacerse con el control de
b. they [have] no control over their pupils =   no pueden controlar a sus alumnos
c. to be [in] control (of something)
·who is in control?
·¿quiénoun manda?
·they are in complete control of the situation
·tienen la situaciónoun totalmente controlada or dominada
·people feel more in control of their lives
·la gente se siente masculineánoun dueña de su vida,   la gente siente que tiene mayor control de su vida
d. his party has [lost] control of the Senate =   su partido perdió el control del Senado
e. to [take] control of a company =   hacerse con el control de una empresa
·it was time to [take] control of her life again
·era hora de volver a tomar las riendas de su vida
f. [under] British control =   bajo dominio or control británico
·to be under private control
·estar en manos de particulares
2. (=power to restrain)   control (m)
a. due to circumstances [beyond] our control =   debido a circunstancias ajenas a nuestra voluntad
b. to [lose] control (of o.noun.) =   perder el control or dominio de uno mismo
·he [lost] control of the car
·perdió el control del coche
c. to be [out of] control =   estar fuera de control
·the children were getting out of control
·los niños se estaban descontrolando
·the car went out of control
·el coche quedó fuera de control
d. everything is [under] control =   todo está bajo control
·I brought my temper under control
·dominé or controlé el genio
·to bring or get a fire under control
·conseguir dominar or controlar un incendio
·to [keep] something/somebody under control
·mantener algo/a somebody, someone bajo control
3. (=restraint)   restricciónoun (f)
·they want greater controls on arms sales
·quieren mayores restricciones en la venta de armamento
·[arms] control
control (m) de armamentos
·[birth] control
control (m) de la natalidad
·[price]/[wage] control
reglamentaciónoun or control
4. (technical)
4.1. controls   mandos masculine plural
a. to be [at] the controls =   estar a (cargo de) los mandos
b. to [take over] the controls =   hacerse cargo de los mandos
4.2. (=knob, switch)   botónoun (m)
·[volume] control
botónoun (m) del volumen
5. (in experiment)   testigo (m)
6. (=checkpoint)   control (m)
·an agreement to abolish border controls
·un acuerdo para eliminar los controles en las fronteras
·passport control
control (m) de pasaportes
7. (Sport)
(=mastery)   dominio (m)
·his ball control is very good
·su dominio del balónoun es muy bueno,   domina bien el balónoun
B. -transitive verb
1. (=command)
[+country, territory, business, organization]   controlar
2. (=restrain)
[+crowd, child, animal, disease]   controlar
[+fire, emotions, temper]   controlar,   dominar
·to control the spread of malaria
·contener la propagaciónoun de la malaria
·to control o.noun.
·controlarse,   dominarse
·control yourself!
·¡contrólese!,   ¡domínese!
3. (=regulate)
[+activity, prices, wages, expenditure]   controlar,   regular
[+traffic]   dirigir
·legislation to control immigration
·legislaciónoun para controlar or regular la inmigraciónoun
·he was trying to control the conversation
·estaba intentando llevar las riendas de la conversaciónoun
4. (=operate)
[+machine, vehicle]   manejar,   controlar
[+horse]   controlar,   dominar
C. -compound
·control column   -noun   palanca (f) de mando
·control freak   *   -noun
·he'noun a total control freak
·tiene la manía de controlarlo todo
·control group   -noun   (in experiment)   grupo (m) testigo
·control key   -noun   (computing)   tecla (f) de control
·control knob   -noun   (radio, television)   botónoun (m) de mando
·control panel   -noun   tablero (m) de control
·control room   -noun   (military, nautical)   sala (f) de mandos   (radio, television)   sala (f) de control
·control tower   -noun   (aeronautics)   torre (f) de control
 
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