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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Power to control.

Usage examples (33)
  • Noun : the reins of government
  • Verb (used without object) : a horse that reins well
  • Evaluating advice or criticism based on what the advisor would produce if he were at the reins is a very sketchy business practice.
  • Evidently, they've moved offices, physical syptom of a new group taking over the reins from the previous directors. for more
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