moderation

  • 21 moderation — mod|e|ra|tion [ˌmɔdəˈreıʃən US ˌma: ] n [U] 1.) in moderation if you do something in moderation, such as drinking alcohol or eating certain foods, you do not do it too much ≠ to excess ▪ Some people think drinking in moderation can prevent heart… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 22 moderation — [[t]mɒ̱dəre͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT (approval) If you say that someone s behaviour shows moderation, you approve of them because they act in a way that you think is reasonable and not extreme. The United Nations Secretary General called on all… …

    English dictionary

  • 23 moderation — noun (U) 1 in moderation if you do something in moderation, such as drinking alcohol or smoking, you do not do it too much: Some people think drinking in moderation is healthy. 2 formal control of your behaviour, so that you keep your actions,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 24 Modération — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Modération », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) La modération est la vertu de ne jamais… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 25 Modération —          CONSTANT (Benjamin Constant de Rebecque, dit Benjamin)     Bio express : Homme politique et écrivain français d origine suisse (1767 1830)     «Les gouvernements ont de nouveaux devoirs ; les progrès de la civilisation, les changements… …

    Dictionnaire des citations politiques

  • 26 moderation — /mod euh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. the quality of being moderate; restraint; avoidance of extremes or excesses; temperance. 2. the act of moderating. 3. moderations, Brit. the first public examinations at Oxford University for the B.A. degree in… …

    Universalium

  • 27 moderation — noun ˌmɑdəˈɹeɪʃən a) The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes Mr. Chairman, at this moment I stand astonished at my own moderation! b) An instance of moderating: bringing something away from extremes, especially in a… …

    Wiktionary

  • 28 moderation — mod|er|a|tion [ ,madə reıʃn ] noun uncount 1. ) sensible behavior, especially behavior that involves not eating or drinking too much of something: We should eat better, drink only in moderation, and not smoke. 2. ) opinions and actions,… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 29 moderation — noun 1) he urged them to show moderation Syn: self restraint, restraint, self control, self discipline; temperance, leniency, fairness See note at abstinence 2) a moderation of their confrontational style Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 30 moderation — lėtinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. moderation; retardation; slowing down vok. Bremsung, f; Moderierung, f; Verzögerung, f rus. замедление, n pranc. modération, f; ralentissement, m …

    Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • 31 modération — nf. MODÈRACHON (Albanais.001, Annecy, Saxel.002, Villards Thônes). Fra. Avec modération : pè / awé modération modèrachon (002 / 001) …

    Dictionnaire Français-Savoyard

  • 32 Moderation — Ansage, Betreuung, Führung, Leitung, Lenkung; (veraltend): Conférence; (Rundfunk, Fernsehen): Anmoderation. * * * Moderation,die:+Conférence·Ansage …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 33 moderation — noun 1》 the avoidance of excess or extremes, especially in one s behaviour or political opinions. 2》 the action or process of moderating. 3》 (Moderations) the first public examination in some faculties for the BA degree at Oxford University.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 34 moderation — UK [ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌmɑdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] 1) sensible behaviour, especially behaviour that involves not eating or drinking too much of something 2) opinions and actions, especially in politics, that are reasonable and not… …

    English dictionary

  • 35 moderation — [ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n] noun [U] sensible behaviour, especially behaviour that involves not eating or drinking too much of something In moderation, red wine is still thought to be good for health.[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 36 Moderation — moderato: Der Ausdruck für »gemäßigt, mäßig schnell« wurde als musikalische Tempobezeichnung aus gleichbed. it. moderato entlehnt, das auf gleichbed. lat. moderatus, Partizipialadjektiv von lat. moderare »ein Maß setzen; mäßigen« (zu lat. modus… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 37 moderation — /mɒdəˈreɪʃən / (say moduh rayshuhn) noun 1. the quality of being moderate; restraint; avoidance of extremes; temperance. 2. the act of moderating. 3. Physics the slowing down of neutrons on passing through matter, owing to repeated collisions… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 38 moderation — see moderation in all things …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 39 moderation — n. 1 the process or an instance of moderating. 2 the quality of being moderate. 3 Physics the retardation of neutrons by a moderator (see MODERATOR 5). 4 (in pl.) (Moderations) the first public examination in some faculties for the Oxford BA… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 40 moderation — noun see moderate II …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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