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English definition of “moderate”

moderate

adjective (MEDIUM)   /ˈmɑd·ər·ɪt/
being within a middle range in size, amount, or degree; neither great nor little: The rent has gone up over the years, but in moderate amounts. The company was of moderate size, with about 50 employees. moderation    /ˌmɑd·əˈreɪ·ʃən/ noun [U] My doctor advised me to eat anything I want as long as it’s in moderation.
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