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remote control

1. The control of an activity, process, or machine from a distance, as by radioed instructions or coded signals.
2. A device used to control an apparatus or machine from a distance.

re·mote′-con·trol′, re·mote′-con·trolled′ (-trōld′) adj.
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Adj.1.remote-controlled - lacking a crewremote-controlled - lacking a crew; "an unmanned satellite to Mars"
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[rɪˈməʊtkənˈtrəʊld] ADJ [toy aircraft etc] → teledirigido
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[rɪˌməʊtkənˈtrəʊld] adjtelecomandato/a
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