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English definition of “moderate”

moderate

adjective (OPINIONS)    /ˈmɒd.ər.ət/ US  /ˈmɑː.dɚ-/
Moderate opinions, especially political ones, are not extreme and are therefore acceptable to a large number of people: The party leader is an extreme left-winger, but her deputy is more moderate in her views.Politics moderately     /-li/ adverb C2 There's very little moderately priced housing in this area. The company remains moderately profitable, but it is not making as much money as it should.Some and quiteMedium-sized
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