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controlling

adjective

Simple Definition of controlling

  • : having a need to control other people's behavior

  • : having the power to control how something is managed or done

  • : giving someone the power to control how something is managed or done

Full Definition of controlling

  1. :  inclined to control others' behavior :  domineering

Examples of controlling

  1. She is very strict and controlling.

  2. The larger bank remained the controlling party when it took over the smaller banks.

  3. He paid over 40 million dollars for a controlling interest in the company.



1974

First Known Use of controlling

1974



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