Definition of controlled in English:


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  • 1Not showing emotion; having one's feelings under control.

    ‘his every word seemed to be calm and controlled’
    • ‘she's a very controlled player and is mentally tough’
  • 2Under the control of someone or something.

    ‘the country's tightly controlled financial markets’
    • ‘rebel-controlled areas of the country’
    1. 2.1Having been limited in intensity or level; kept in check.
      ‘a display of controlled aggression’
      • ‘the office was in a state of controlled chaos’
    2. 2.2(of a drug) restricted by law with respect to use and possession.
      • ‘a sentence for possessing controlled substances’
    3. 2.3(of an explosion) produced deliberately under conditions that are determined beforehand.
      • ‘bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion on the suspicious object’
  • 3(of an experiment, test, etc.) carried out under conditions that preclude error or the influence of extraneous factors.

    • ‘the first randomized controlled trial to study the effects of copper bracelets on rheumatoid arthritis’



/kənˈtrōld/ /kənˈtroʊld/