- 1.1 (moderation) [formal] templanza (feminine) [formal], moderación (f), temperancia (f) [formal]More example sentences1.2 (abstinence from alcohol) abstinencia (feminine) de bebidas alcohólicas; (before noun/delante del nombre) [movement/league] antialcohólico
- 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.
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The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.