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American English: /ˈtɛmp(ə)rət/
British English: /ˈtɛmp(ə)rət/

Translation of temperate in Spanish:


  • 1 (Geography, Meteorology)
    Example sentences
    • The temperate climate has mild to warm summers and cool winters.
    • Belarus has a temperate continental climate, with a mild and humid winter, a warm summer, and a wet autumn.
    • The climate is temperate and is more mild and humid along the western marine coast.
  • 2 (moderate) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Ever since that day, she had been extremely temperate in her consumption of alcohol.
    • As a result, British masculinity was constructed as a controlled, temperate ideal type.
    • A man of a singularly disinterested and modest disposition, he was temperate in speech and act, but zealous for the social and political reforms which were the aims of the radicals in his day.
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