What does controlling mean?

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con·trol·ling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. controlling(adj)

    able to control or determine policy

    "a controlling interest in the firm"

Wiktionary

  1. controlling(Adjective)

    Having control over a person or thing.

    His mother is very controlling.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Controlling

    of Control

Editors Contribution

  1. controlling

    Verb form of the word control.

    Controlling the budget was essential for the wedding and they did it easily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

How to pronounce controlling?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say controlling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of controlling in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of controlling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of controlling in a Sentence

  1. Li Yao:

    It's a good time for Sinopec to recoup at least part of its investment over the years and finance more pipeline capacity building while still able to maintain a controlling stake.

  2. Kyong Sup Yoon:

    It's almost saturated with [these genes], which means that people using permethrin and pyrethrin based products will probably have a very hard time controlling the lice.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    It will tell people what I have been saying for a long time, is that this country is moving away from democracy to oligarchy; that billionaires are the people who are controlling our political life.

  4. Kolawole Maxwell:

    The aim now is not about controlling malaria, the aim is that we want by 2020 to have a country which is free from malaria.

  5. Khalaf Hammad:

    Iraqi security forces backed by volunteers (militias) are controlling central parts of Dhuluiya where the government offices are located, now Islamic State fighters are trapped in small areas in the town's northwest.

Images & Illustrations of controlling

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