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
Sahara acquired its controlling stake in 2012 in a deal that valued the property at about $575 million.
Although the controlling majority opinion was unsigned sources have told Fox News it was largely written behind the scenes by Kennedy and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The five of us are all pretty controlling people, but to let the music go and let Tom do his thing and see the results were pretty miraculous.
Those efforts have gained momentum since October’s Communist Party Congress, where leaders pledged to make controlling financial risk a top priority.
The company is purchasing a controlling stake in Hinge, a seven-year-old company that has positioned itself as a counterbalance to the casual dating scene on Tinder, Match’s flagship product.
Neeleman is a long-time supporter of aircraft manufactured by Airbus SE, which has taken a controlling stake in the C Series in partnership with Bombardier.
Neeleman is a long-time supporter of aircraft manufactured by Airbus, which has taken a controlling stake in the C Series in partnership with Bombardier.
While Forbes had estimated her net worth as $1 billion in 2000 (making her the 383rd richest American), her controlling stake of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia fell by $330 million by July 2004, according to ABC News.
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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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