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1. Pursuing a course of action midway between extremes, especially following a course in politics that is neither liberal nor conservative.
2. Abbr. MOR Of, relating to, or being a type of entertainment, especially popular music, that appeals to a wide audience.
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1. not extreme, esp in political views; moderate
2. (Pop Music) of, denoting, or relating to popular music having a wide general appeal
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following or favoring an intermediate position between two extremes, esp. in politics; moderate.
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|Adj.||1.||middle-of-the-road - supporting or pursuing a course of action that is neither liberal nor conservative|
center - of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually
|2.||middle-of-the-road - not extreme, especially in political views|
moderate - being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart"
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1. moderate, non-radical, non-extreme, non-reactionary an archbishop with middle-of-the-road politics
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middle-of-the-road[ˌmɪdləvð/əˈrəʊd] adj → moderato/a
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