Definition of moderately in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmäd(ə)rətlē/


[as submodifier]
1To a certain extent; quite; fairly: these events were moderately successful he answered all the questions moderately well
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  • I'm slow, but moderately clever and quite strong, and that reflects my childhood experiences, development and training level, not my gender.
  • First of all, I'm fairly tall and moderately strong, although I'm not going to win any weightlifting contests.
  • When we started, we both knew that we would be leaving in 365 days, so it was moderately noncommittal and fairly unpressured.
1.1In a moderate manner: growth continues moderately
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  • Even as economic growth rates have grown moderately, unemployment continues to rise unabated.
  • Corporates were mixed, with investment grade bond spreads about unchanged and junk spreads continuing to widen moderately.
  • Industry watchers predict that, in the years ahead, consumption of organic foods will continue to rise moderately.
1.2Within reasonable limits: both hotels are moderately priced
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  • For those of you who may wonder why we are having our parties at the same place that is one of the reasons, ballrooms in other moderately priced hotels are not as big.
  • What's a nice moderately priced hotel that's near to the shopping areas?
  • These huge domestic markets will provide the bedrock for creating and developing global brands on the back of skilled, moderately priced workforces.

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Syllabification: mod·er·ate·ly

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