gaining control

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Noun1.gaining control - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of propertygaining control - the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
usurpation - wrongfully seizing and holding (an office or powers) by force (especially the seizure of a throne or supreme authority); "a succession of generals who ruled by usurpation"
arrest, taking into custody, apprehension, pinch, collar, catch - the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
conquering, conquest, subjection, subjugation - the act of conquering
enslavement - the act of making slaves of your captives
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The Syrian Army troops also continued their clashes with the terrorists after gaining control of al-Arbaeen town and regained control of al-Zuka town in the 'Death Triangle' region which is the most important base of Jeish al-Izzeh terrorists.
AFTER reading the response (03.06.15) to my letter in relation to the Labour Party gaining control of Redcar Council, I felt it only right to respond to them.
ISIL reportedly placed its black flag on a hill, which is visible from Turkey, after gaining control of the town.
Fears of a massacre in the city are growing, as Aleppo is the most populous of Syria's cities and gaining control of the area is key for Assad supporters.
"The Joyful Journey: Three Transformative Steps to Permanent Weight Control" is author Cathy Slaght's memoir of finally gaining control of her body's weight issues.
He plans to retire after making an unprecedented deal to secure his financial future through gaining control of the U.S.
is a straightforward advice guide for lay readers about gaining control of one's financial independence and ensuring that one's wealth is properly handed down to one's heirs.
Once the invading forces are out of the country I could visualize a Saddam Hussein Party emerging with a revolutionary leader gaining control. I wouldn't doubt the possibility of Hussein escaping from prison and taking asylum in Syria or elsewhere, then attempting a return to power.
Mirrorsport recently revealed that Mileson - who was involved in a failed bid for control of Shamrock Rovers in the summer - was interested in gaining control of St Pat's or Bray Wanderers.
The key to gaining control and managing the growth of unstructured data lies in developing a network-centric solution that allows intelligent policies to be driven by file attributes, so that files can be placed on the most appropriate storage based on characteristics such as performance, cost, location, security and availability.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-22 March 2004-Ericsson confirms intention to stop Nokia from gaining control of Symbian - report(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD