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English definition of “temper”

temper

verb [T]     /ˈtempər/ formal
to make something less strong, extreme, etc: I learnt to temper my criticism.Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impedingBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strongMaking things betterBecoming better
(Definition of temper verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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