effective control

/ɪˌfektɪv kən'trəυl/ noun
a situation where someone owns a large number of shares in a company, but less than 50%, and so in effect controls the company because no other single shareholder can outvote him or her

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • effective — ef‧fec‧tive [ɪˈfektɪv] adjective 1. working well and producing the result or effect that was wanted or intended: • The company mounted a very effective publicity campaign. • The 7% increase in sales shows that the company has become more… …   Financial and business terms

  • effective — ef|fec|tive [ ı fektıv ] adjective *** 1. ) someone or something that is effective works well and produces the result that was intended: Humor is often far more effective than shouting. You need effective communication within the organization.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • effective */*/*/ — UK [ɪˈfektɪv] / US adjective 1) a) someone or something that is effective works well and produces the result that was intended You need more effective communication within the organization. Humour is often far more effective than shouting. The… …   English dictionary

  • effective — [[t]ɪfe̱ktɪv[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ in ing, ADJ against n Something that is effective works well and produces the results that were intended. The project looks at how we could be more effective in encouraging students to enter teacher… …   English dictionary

  • effective — ef|fec|tive W1S2 [ıˈfektıv] adj 1.) successful, and working in the way that was intended ≠ ↑ineffective ▪ The cheaper drugs are just as effective in treating arthritis. ▪ the painting s highly effective use of colour ▪ Training is often much less …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • control — 1 noun 1 MAKE SB/STH DO WHAT YOU WANT (U) the ability or power to make someone or something do what you want: Generally your driving s OK, but your clutch control isn t very good. (+ of/over): Babies are born with very little control over their… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • control — 50% of the outstanding votes plus one vote. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary 1. For legal purposes, usually owning in excess of 50% of the voting rights of a company or having the right to appoint directors on the company s board with a majority of …   Financial and business terms

  • control — con|trol1 W1S1 [kənˈtrəul US ˈtroul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(make somebody/something do what you want)¦ 2¦(power)¦ 3¦(way of limiting something)¦ 4¦(ability to stay calm)¦ 5¦(machine/vehicle)¦ 6¦(people who organize activity)¦ 7¦(scientific test)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • effective — /I fektIv/ adjective 1 producing the result that was wanted or intended: The ads were simple, but remarkably effective. 2 impressive or interesting enough to be noticed: an effective use of colour 3 (no comparative) if a law, agreement, or system …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • effective — adj. & n. adj. 1 having a definite or desired effect. 2 powerful in effect; impressive. 3 a actual; existing in fact rather than officially or theoretically (took effective control in their absence). b actually usable; realizable; equivalent in… …   Useful english dictionary

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