control

  

Definitions (3)

1.Manufacturing: Device or mechanism installed or instituted to guide or regulate the activities or operation of an apparatus, machine, person, or system.

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  • It's important for a CEO of a company to keep control over all of his employees in order to keep the company running smoothly.

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  • The CEO wanted to gain control of the company so he conspired with an accomplice to purchase a majority of the shares.

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  • When driving a car you must use the car�s steering wheel, accelerator and brakes to control the car�s speed and direction in order to avoid having an accident.

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  • Wealth and Control
    "If we command our wealth, we shall be rich and free; if our wealth commands us, we are poor indeed."
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