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Translation of moderar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: moderarse verbo pronominal

  • modérate, estás comiendo demasiado
    restrain yourself o [familiar] go easy, you're eating too much
    modérate, no hables así
    calm down o control yourself, don't talk like that
    este mes tendremos que moderarnos en los gastos
    this month we'll have to cut down on our spending
Example sentences
  • Te ayudará a moderar tu carácter y contra las envidias.
  • Lo que queda por saber es si se profundizará o moderará.
  • Permite moderar la solicitud de gestiones desmedida y descontrolada.

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