Definition of controlled
- controlled drugs
Instead of arguing, they talked in a calm, controlled manner.
The test was done under controlled conditions.
The polar bears at the zoo live in a controlled environment.
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: not overly angry or emotional
: done or organized according to certain rules, instructions, or procedures
—used to describe a drug that is illegal to have or use without permission from a doctor
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