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controlo

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controlo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of controlar

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EtymologyEdit

From French contrôle, from Old French contrerole, from Medieval Latin contrarotulum (register to verify accounts).

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controlo m (plural controlos) (chiefly Portugal)

  1. control (influence or authority over something)
    Tenho controlo sobre 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)
    Me dê o controlo da televisão.
    Give me the television’s remote.
  6. self-control; composure
    Perdi o controlo durante a aula e surtei.
    I lost control during class and flipped out.

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controlo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of controlar

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VerbEdit

controlo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of controlar.