controlling influence

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In half an hour more Magdalen had changed her dress; had joined the guests; and had soared into an atmosphere of congratulation high above the reach of any controlling influence that Miss Garth could exercise.
And I don't doubt for a moment that as a result of that, you became introduced to drugs and that he was a controlling influence on your life.
Deutsche bahn ag and all domestic and foreign subsidiaries at the time of the insured event in which db ag directly or indirectly holds or acquires more than 50% of the shares, Or minority interests with a controlling influence, Are included in the contract as well as all foundations.
It could be, as has been put out from Number 10, a simple case of the Prime Minister wanting more controlling influence over the process, it could be down to a clash of personalities.
The 41-year-old singer filed for divorce from Stephen in March, thereby opening the way for a reunion with her former bandmates Geri Horner and Emma Bunton, both of whom had reportedly resented the controlling influence of Mel's husband.
Somewhere along the line a controlling influence has been removed or has been challenged in that area.
GREG TANSEY 7 Controlling influence in heart of midfield.
Shell International Finance BV is one of the entities within the Shell Group, companies in with Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control, either through a majority of the voting rights or the right to exercise a controlling influence.
DEAN Whitehead will be a vital controlling influence for Huddersfield Town this season.
Maithripala Sirisena, delivered the goods using the possession of his controlling influence and executive powers to the utmost and take all those perpetrators who nearly demolished the country into custody first, and then initiate proper investigations, criminal or otherwise in order to establish rigorous justice without fear or favor.
The Egyptian military has been in either direct control or had controlling influence over Egypt since the Free Officers' Movement seized power in 1952.