controlled

[ kuhn-trohld ]
/ kənˈtroʊld /

adjective

held in check; curbed: poorly controlled anger.
carefully regulated, tested, or verified: a controlled experiment.
(of a drug) restricted by law as to possession and use: Morphine is a controlled drug.

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Origin of controlled

1580–90 control + -ed2
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