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Control is either power or influence applied to the complete and successful direction or manipulation of persons or things: to be in control of a project. Authority is a power or right, usually because of rank or office, to issue commands and to punish for violations: to have authority over subordinates. Influence is a personal and unofficial power derived from deference of others to one’s character, ability, or station; it may be exerted unconsciously or may operate through persuasion: to have influence over one’s friends.

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Companies like Rice Up still promote rice cakes as a whole-grain option for weight control.
I was talking about what we’re doing is under control, but I’m not talking about the virus.
Alexander also requested an extraordinary amount of control over the reports, asking that he be allowed to review them before publication and even make edits.
At the beginning, before anybody knew what it was, I spoke with President Xi, and he said, we are doing it well, we have it under control.
A month later, a Fox News poll found 70 percent of likely voters felt the pandemic was “not at all” or “somewhat” under control.
TRUMP, IN TOWN HALL, SAYS HE WOULDN’T HAVE DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENTLY ON PANDEMICCOLBY ITKOWITZ, JOSH DAWSEY, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When the virus is under control, testing doesn’t uncover more cases.
Viacom, the owner of cable networks such as MTV and Nickelodeon, merged with CBS at the end of last year — joining together two businesses long under control of the Redstone family.
It’s one of the reasons why I’ve given up a lot of control at Momofuku.
According to Reuters, taking on Oracle as a “trusted tech partner” means that Oracle would have control over TikTok’s user data while Bytedance retains ownership of the app’s algorithms.
Researchers are looking for a significantly higher number of Covid-19 cases in the control group over the vaccinated group to show the shot is effective.
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