in the control of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the control of

:directed by or in the power of
  • Two-thirds of the market is in the control of three companies.

Word by Word Definitions

control play
  1. : to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments

  2. : to incorporate suitable controls in

  3. : to exercise restraining or directing influence over : regulate

  1. : an act or instance of controlling

  2. : skill in the use of a tool, instrument, technique, or artistic medium

  3. : the regulation of economic activity especially by government directive


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