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Control

control vt

con·trolled
con·trol·ling
1 : to exercise restraining or directing influence over esp. by law
2 : to have power or authority over [precedent s the outcome in this case]
3 : to have controlling interest in
control n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.