Definitions of "controlling"
  1. Having the ability to direct or strongly influence the behavior of others or the course of events
  2. Possessing a dominant share or ownership interest in an entity or situation that results in an influential position
How to use "controlling" in a sentence
  1. The controlling party in the company sets the agenda for the business operations.
  2. Despite owning only 51% of the shares, she was the controlling shareholder.
  3. He had a controlling demeanor that affected every aspect of the team's strategy.

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