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  • control — [[t]kəntro͟ʊl[/t]] ♦ controls, controlling, controlled 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N of/over n Control of an organization, place, or system is the power to make all the important decisions about the way that it is run. The restructuring involves Mr Ronson… …   English dictionary

  • Government Botanical Gardens, Ooty — Government Botanical Garden Government Botanical Garden, Ooty …   Wikipedia

  • Control — Con*trol , n. [F. contr[^o]le a counter register, contr. fr. contr r[^o]le; contre (L. contra) + r[^o]le roll, catalogue. See {Counter} and {Roll}, and cf. {Counterroll}.] 1. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • control group — Control Con*trol , n. [F. contr[^o]le a counter register, contr. fr. contr r[^o]le; contre (L. contra) + r[^o]le roll, catalogue. See {Counter} and {Roll}, and cf. {Counterroll}.] 1. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • control — 1 noun 1 MAKE SB/STH DO WHAT YOU WANT (U) the ability or power to make someone or something do what you want: Generally your driving s OK, but your clutch control isn t very good. (+ of/over): Babies are born with very little control over their… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Government of Oklahoma — The government of the US State of Oklahoma, established by the Oklahoma Constitution, is a republican democracy modeled after the Federal government of the United States. The state government has three branches: the executive, legislative, and… …   Wikipedia

  • control — con|trol1 W1S1 [kənˈtrəul US ˈtroul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(make somebody/something do what you want)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(way of limiting something)¦ 4¦(ability to stay calm)¦ 5¦(machine/vehicle)¦ 6¦(people who organize activity)¦ 7¦(scientific test)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • under */*/*/ — UK [ˈʌndə(r)] / US [ˈʌndər] adverb, preposition Summary: Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. ♦ The total cost of the project is just under £2.2 million …   English dictionary

  • under — un|der [ ʌndər ] function word *** Under can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun or number): There are piles of books under my desk. The total cost of the project is just under $3 million. The technology has been… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • place — [[t]ple͟ɪs[/t]] ♦ places, placing, placed 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A place is any point, building, area, town, or country. ...Temple Mount, the place where the Temple actually stood. ...a list of museums and places of interest... We re going to… …   English dictionary

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