Translation of temperate in Spanish:

temperate

Pronunciation: /ˈtempərət/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Geography/Geografía] [Meteorol] [climate/zone] templado
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    • 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.
    1.2 (moderate) [formal] [person/language/conduct] moderado, comedido
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    • 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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