moderation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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moderationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌmɒd.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌmɑː.dəˈreɪ-/

moderation noun [U] (REASONABLE LIMITS)

C1 the ​quality of doing something within ​reasonablelimits: You can ​eat whatever you ​want as ​long as it's in moderation. All ​parties will have to show ​great moderation during these very ​difficultnegotiations.

moderation noun [U] (REDUCTION)

formal the ​fact that something ​becomes less in ​size, ​strength, or ​force: We can't ​sail until there is some moderation of the ​storm.
(Definition of moderation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moderation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 合理控制, 适度…
in Turkish ılımlı, ölçülü olma…
in Russian сдержанность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合理的限制, 適度,適中…
in Polish umiar…
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