Last modified on 14 August 2013, at 18:12

controlar

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French contrôler.

VerbEdit

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

  1. to control

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French contrôler.

PronunciationEdit

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

VerbEdit

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

  1. 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. to keep under control
    A polícia conseguiu controlar os hooligans.
    The police kept the hooligans under control.
  3. to govern (to exercise sovereign authority)
    O partido nazista controlou a Alemanha por uma década.
    The Nazi party governed Germany for a decade.
  4. to contain (to limit through restraint)
    Controla sua raiva.
    Contain your anger.
  5. to limit (not to allow to go beyond a certain bound)
    Conseguimos controlar a inflação.
    We managed to limit inflation.

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to control

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