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Noun
Plural for narrow straps attached to a harness to control a young child
“… the oversight committee called on the state to keep a much tighter rein on the activities of its contractors.”
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Noun
Plural for a strap or rope attached to the bridle or bit, used to control a horse, animal or young child
Verb
Keep under control; restrain
“However, critics would say that the failure to rein in the incomes of the rich has meant that society in Britain is no more equal than it was in 1997.”
Noun
An authority or command over something or someone
Noun
The place of leadership or command
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The right or means to command or control others
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The right or means to command or control others
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Situation of control
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Plural of control
Noun
Sovereignty or control
Noun
Power or influence
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Authority, especially over armed forces
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Effective control over something
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A separate seat for one person, typically with a back and four legs
Noun
Control or superiority over someone or something
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The person commanding most authority within a group or an organization
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Power or control
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The power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience
Noun
The ability to overpower someone or something
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