controlling influence

controlling influence
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  • influence — in·flu·ence n 1 a: the act or power of producing an effect without any apparent exertion of force or direct exercise of command b: corrupt interference with authority for personal gain 2: the power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or… …   Law dictionary

  • controlling — adj 1 a: exercising domination or influence the controlling principles of law b: dispositive judgment debtor s stipulation to pay a specified amount is not controlling J. H. Friedenthal et al …   Law dictionary

  • Influence — In flu*ence ([i^]n fl[ u]*ens), n. [F. influence, fr. L. influens, entis, p. pr. See {Influent}, and cf. {Influenza}.] 1. A flowing in or upon; influx. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] God hath his influence into the very essence of all things. Hooker.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Influence of the Church on Civil Law —     Influence of the Church on Civil Law     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Influence of the Church on Civil Law     Christianity is essentially an ethical religion; and, although its moral principles were meant directly for the elevation of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Controlling — Control Con*trol , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Controlled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Controlling}.] [F. contr[^o]ler, fr. contr[^o]le.] [Formerly written {comptrol} and {controul}.] 1. To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • controlling — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ruling, supervising, reguLating; see autocratic 1 , governing , predominant 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Exercising controlling power or influence: commanding, dominant, dominating, dominative, governing,… …   English dictionary for students

  • influence — I. n. 1. Authority, sway, control, predominance, ascendency, power of impelling or directing, controlling power, directing agency. 2. Reputation, credit, weight of character. 3. Influx, inflow, inflowing. 4. Mystic power, unseen or mysterious… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Non-Controlling Interest — An ownership stake in a corporation where the held position gives the investor no influence on how the company is run. The majority of investor positions are deemed to be a non controlling interest because their ownership stake is so… …   Investment dictionary

  • London Controlling Section — The London Controlling Section (LCS) was established in June 1942 within the Joint Planning Staff at the offices of the War Cabinet, which was presided over by Winston Churchill as Prime Minister. [ The American counterpart of the LCS was the… …   Wikipedia

  • control — con·trol vt con·trolled, con·trol·ling 1: to exercise restraining or directing influence over esp. by law 2: to have power or authority over precedent control s the outcome in this case 3: to have controlling interest in control n …   Law dictionary

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