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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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One of the important fact that needs to be mentioned here is that even though the case control population also had hypertensive and diabetic history, almost all of them were aware about their disease status and were on regular medication for the same.
Though Sr concentration in the control population of the Kolkata region was significantly lower than that of automobile workers, it was nevertheless, considerably higher than the total allowable body burden in the blood, likely due to lifestyle and diverse routes of contamination in the city [12].
The mean score on the physical component of the SF-36 also remained approximately one standard deviation below that for an age- and sex-matched control population, indicating increased weakness and reduced ability to engage in physical activity.
Conclusion: Population with cellulite presents earlier skin ageing characteristics than the control population.
though we certainly do when we want their oil or when we gut the very family planning programs that might help control population because they don't square with hardcore Christian ideals.
Every experiment needs a control population to accurately gauge results.
The control population consisted of non-hospitalized, age-matched children contacted by telephone (1).
It is believed that history would have been even better if somehow the poor countries had been able to control population growth.
At the same time they would have imposed compulsory sterilisation to control population growth and introduced euthanasia.
Unnatural gender imbalances are also being recorded in other East Asian regions that do not forcibly control population growth, including South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
He seemed to regard abortion as a useful means to control population growth, commenting that the Earth isn't getting any larger while the number of people is.