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moderation

noun [U] (REASONABLE LIMITS)    /ˌmɒd.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmɑː.dəˈreɪ-/
C1 the quality of doing something within reasonable limits: You can eat whatever you like as long as it's in moderation. All parties will have to show great moderation during these very difficult negotiations.Self-control and moderation
(Definition of moderation noun (REASONABLE LIMITS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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