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controlling

verb , present participle of control

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1 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • you must learn to control your temper
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2 to gain emotional or mental control of
  • he controlled himself only with the greatest difficulty in the face of his opponent's insulting remarks
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3 to exercise authority or power over
  • circumstances often control the choices we make in life
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4 to look after and make decisions about
  • during the period that she controlled the company it was highly profitable
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