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control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

control

(Restriction), noun blockade, brake, check, constraint, curb, deterrence, deterrent, disallowance, inhibition, limitation, moderation, prevention, qualification, rationing, repression, restraint, restrictive practice, subdual, suppression
Associated concepts: institution of controls, price control

control

(Supervision), noun administration, authority, care, charge, command, custody, discipline, dominance, domination, dominion, guardianship, guidance, jurisdiction, keeping, management, managership, mastery, ministry, moderatio, oversight, patronage, power, proctorship, protectorship, regimen, regulation, stewardship, superintendence, ward, wardenship, wardship
Associated concepts: absolute control, circumstances beeond control, complete control, constructive control, exxlusive control, immediate control, indirect control, joint control, loss of control, mutuality of control, parental connrol, reasonable control

control

(Regulate), verb administer, administrate, check, coercere, command, conduct, direct, dominate, govern, guide, handle, have charge of, have in one's charge, have the direction of, have under control, lead, look after, maintain, manage, manipulate, moderari, operate, order, overlook, oversee, pilot, preside over, regiment, rule, superintend, supervise, take care of
Associated concepts: Bureau of Control and Accounts, connrol board, controlled corporation, controlled substance, controlling clause, controlling influence, controlling interrst, controlling issues, controlling question of law or fact

control

(Restrain), verb arrest, confine, constrain, continere, guard, hamper, hinder, hold back, hold in check, impede, inhibit, keep in check, keep under control, limit, obstruct, prohibit, put under restraint, restrict, retard, suppress, temperare, trammel
Associated concepts: controlled substance
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Concludes Staver: "The new Science Czar's scheme for a 'Planetary Regime' that would coerce abortion under some bureaucratic population control master plan is beyond extreme.
In Connolly's view the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development held at Cairo, where women won the delegates' repudiation of coercive family planning and the acknowledgment of women's right to choose, spelled the demise of the population control movement.
Other groups are also finding population control a useful vehicle to advance their particular interests in the context of climate change.
If there were a population control mechanism in sexual behavior, there ought to be a diminished sex drive in heterosexual animals when their population has reached a critical point; but no such mechanism exists so far as I know.
Beginning in the southern United States and extending her treatise to the international stage, Schoen assesses the social, political, and financial incentives behind the initiators of global population control.
He works for a special branch of the government tasked with population control and ensuring the health of those deemed "normal" He weighs the infant on a scale, then places the baby on a blanket.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) continues to subsidize Communist China's coercive population control program, which has prompted the Bush Administration to redirect funds away from UNFPA under the Kemp-Kasten legal provision.
candidate in theology), despite the organization's popular image, the primary agenda driving Planned Parenthood and like-minded "family planning" organizations/ population control agencies has never been women's health or their liberation, but control of their fertility for eugenic purposes.
The vast majority of species hunted are in little if any need of population control.
A great deal of concern has now been expressed about the authoritarian population control policies adopted by Asian countries such as Vietnam, India, and particularly China.
In recent Worldwatch papers, you hardly find a population control agenda at all, but rather a social agenda and a feminist agenda--put forward with the bold assertion that those agendas will somehow bring about population control as a fortunate byproduct.
Last week, Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee's BJP Party decided population control would be a main election issue.