spin control

noun
Updated on: 28 Mar 2018

Definition of spin control

: the act or practice of attempting to manipulate the way an event is interpreted by others
  • political spin control

Examples of spin control in a Sentence

  1. When the defective part was recalled, the company had to do some clever spin control.

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First Known Use of spin control

1984

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SPIN CONTROL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of spin control for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of trying to control the way something (such as an important event) is described to the public in order to influence what people think about it


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