controlo

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See also: controló and contrôlo

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

controlo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of controlar

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

controlo (plural controlos)

  1. control, check (verification, means or act of verifying)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French contrôle,[1][2] from Old French contrerole, from Medieval Latin contrarotulum (register to verify accounts). Doublet of control.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: con‧tro‧lo

Noun[edit]

controlo m (plural controlos)

  1. control (influence or authority over something)
    Antonym: descontrole
    Tenho controlo sobre os meus filhos.I have control over my children.
  2. monitoring; inspection; regulation
    Controlo de tráfego; controlo de qualidade.Traffic control; quality control.
  3. the act of preventing something from spreading or increasing
    Controlo de natalidade; controlo de pragas.Birth control; pest control.
  4. anything which controls something else
    O cérebro é o controlo do corpo.The brain is the body’s control.
  5. (specifically) remote control (device used to operate a device from a short distance)
    Synonym: controlo remoto
    Me dê o controlo da televisão.Give me the television’s remote.
  6. self-control; composure
    Antonym: descontrole
    Perdi o controlo durante a aula e surtei.I lost control during class and flipped out.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: con‧tro‧lo

Verb[edit]

controlo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of controlar

References[edit]

  1. ^ controlo” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ controlo” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈtɾolo/ [kõn̪ˈt̪ɾo.lo]
  • Rhymes: -olo
  • Syllabification: con‧tro‧lo

Verb[edit]

controlo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of controlar