controlar

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From French contrôler.

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controlar (first-person singular present controlo, past participle controlat)

  1. to control

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French contrôler.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /kõ.tɾo.ˈla(ɾ)/, /kõ.tɾo.ˈla(ɹ)/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /kõ.tɾo.ˈla(ɾ)/, /kõ.tɾo.ˈla(ɻ)/

Verb[edit]

controlar (first-person singular present indicative controlo, past participle controlado)

  1. (transitive) to control (to determine the behaviour of)
    Este dispositivo controla o motor.This device controls the motor.
    Ele controla seus adversários.He controls his adversaries.
  2. (transitive) to keep under control
    A polícia conseguiu controlar os hooligans.The police kept the hooligans under control.
    Synonyms: conter, segurar
  3. (transitive) to govern (to exercise sovereign authority)
    O partido nazista controlou a Alemanha por uma década.The Nazi party governed Germany for a decade.
    Synonyms: comandar, dirigir, governar
  4. (transitive, often takes a reflexive pronoun) to contain (to limit through restraint)
    Controla sua raiva.Contain your anger.
    Synonyms: conter, reter
  5. (transitive) to limit (not to allow to go beyond a certain bound)
    Conseguimos controlar a inflação.We managed to limit inflation.
    Synonyms: conter, limitar, segurar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French contrôler.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kontɾoˈlaɾ/, [kõn̪t̪ɾoˈlaɾ]

Verb[edit]

controlar (first-person singular present controlo, first-person singular preterite controlé, past participle controlado)

  1. to control

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