Examples of controlling in a Sentence
She is very strict and controlling.
The larger bank remained the controlling party when it took over the smaller banks.
He paid over 40 million dollars for a controlling interest in the company.
Recent Examples of controlling from the Web
Belyaev owns 29 percent of Otkritie Holding, which in turn had a controlling stake in the bank -- until the central bank’s move Tuesday.
Sistema had acquired a controlling stake from regional elites, who had in turn bought the shares from a regional government.
On Tuesday, Major League Baseball sold a controlling stake of its streaming video technology company, BamTech, to Disney.
In cloud computing, China requires foreign companies to have a local partner and restricts them from owning a controlling stake in any cloud company.
And will Trump chafe under the more controlling chief of staff?
NantWorks acquired a controlling stake in Integrity Healthcare, which in 2015 took over management of the hospitals from the struggling nonprofit Daughters of Charity Health System.
In a deal that closed June 30, NantWorks acquired a controlling stake in Integrity Healthcare, which in 2015 took over management of six hospitals from the struggling nonprofit Daughters of Charity Health System.
Honda has made controlling volume simple with a dial on the center stack and an improved steering-wheel control, but the automaker’s abhorrence of buttons for tuning remains a mystery and a source of annoyance.
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First Known Use of controlling
CONTROLLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of controlling for English Language Learners
: 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
legal Definition of controlling
- the controlling principles of law
- judgment debtor's stipulation to pay a specified amount is not controlling
- —J. H. Friedenthal et al.
- controlling shareholders
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