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moderation

noun [U] (REDUCTION)    /ˌmɒd.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌmɑː.dəˈreɪ-/ formal
the fact that something becomes less in size, strength, or force: We can't sail until there is some moderation of the storm.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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