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temperance
American English: /ˈtɛmp(ə)rəns/
British English: /ˈtɛmp(ə)r(ə)ns/

Translation of temperance in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (moderation) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The idea that social regeneration might come through the adoption of temperance, as temperance advocates argued, encountered some criticism from a minority of churchmen, particularly High Anglicans.
    • Though temperance advocates acknowledged that either male or female drinking destroyed domestic happiness, they often reserved their harshest opprobrium for women's drunkenness.
    • The appearance of temperance societies, sometimes supported by the medical establishment, caused many to re-evaluate the role of wine in diet and medicine.
    1.2 (abstinence from alcohol)
    abstinencia (feminine) de bebidas alcohólicas
    (before noun) (movement/league)

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