Definition of 'moderation'
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We urge him now to show the same moderation in addressing the current situation. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Another thing that moderation stands opposed to is luxury. Christianity Today (2000)It still thinks in terms of the world of the great moderation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But will it also be a victory for good sense and moderation? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Research shows that moderation is the key to good health. The Sun (2014)And all things in moderation is a good way to live. The Sun (2015)The key to a healthy diet is moderation and balance. The Sun (2016)Their plan shows signs of moderation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is about balance and moderation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The value of exercising moderation in all things, for example. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Doctors say the key thing is moderation, which means four cups a day max. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When it comes to putting a healthy dish together, balance and moderation are key. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But given the right information, individuals will generally act with moderation and common sense in the interests of their families. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have shown some moderation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But I always did those things in moderation. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We now know this great moderation concealed a lot of nasty things that were happening mainly beneath the surface, the unwinding of which triggered the crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Kurds of northern Iraq have hitherto shown a moderation that makes possible cooperation with western forces and diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'moderation'
British English: moderation /ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃən/ NOUN
If someone's behaviour shows moderation, they act in a way that is reasonable and not extreme.
He urged the party to show moderation.
- American English: moderation
- Arabic: اعْتِدَالٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: moderação
- Chinese: 适度
- Croatian: umjerenost
- Czech: střídmost
- Danish: mådehold
- Dutch: gematigdheid
- European Spanish: moderación
- Finnish: maltillisuus
- French: modération
- German: Mäßigkeit
- Greek: μετριοπάθεια
- Italian: moderazione
- Japanese: 適度
- Korean: 온건
- Norwegian: måtehold
- Polish: umiarkowanie
- European Portuguese: moderação
- Romanian: moderație
- Russian: умеренность
- Spanish: moderación
- Swedish: återhållsamhet
- Thai: ความพอประมาณ
- Turkish: ılımlılık
- Ukrainian: помірність
- Vietnamese: sự điều độ
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