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tem·per·ate

 (tĕm′pər-ĭt, tĕm′prĭt)
adj.
1.
a. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone: temperate regions; temperate species.
b. Characterized by moderate temperatures, weather, or climate; neither hot nor cold.
2.
a. Moderate in degree or quality; restrained: temperate criticism.
b. Exercising moderation and self-restraint: learned to be temperate in eating and drinking.
3. Biology Of or relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis: temperate bacteriophages.

[Middle English temperat, from Latin temperātus, from past participle of temperāre, to temper; see temper.]

tem′per·ate·ly adv.
tem′per·ate·ness n.

temperate

(ˈtɛmpərɪt; ˈtɛmprɪt)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) having a climate intermediate between tropical and polar; moderate or mild in temperature
2. mild in quality or character; exhibiting temperance
[C14: from Latin temperātus]
ˈtemperately adv
ˈtemperateness n

tem•per•ate

(ˈtɛm pər ɪt, ˈtɛm prɪt)

adj.
1. moderate or self-restrained; not extreme in opinion, statement, etc.
2. moderate in any indulgence, as in the use of alcoholic liquors.
3. (of things) not excessive in degree.
4. moderate in respect to temperature; not subject to prolonged extremes of hot or cold weather.
5. (of a virus) existing in infected host cells but rarely causing lysis.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin temperātus, past participle of temperāre. See temper, -ate1]
tem′per•ate•ly, adv.
tem′per•ate•ness, n.
syn: See moderate.

tem·per·ate

(tĕm′pər-ĭt)
Marked by moderate temperatures, weather, or climate; neither hot nor cold.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.temperate - (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"
clement - (of weather or climate) physically mild; "clement weather"
intemperate - (of weather or climate) not mild; subject to extremes; "an intemperate climate"; "intemperate zones"
2.temperate - not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"
mild - moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"
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"
intemperate - excessive in behavior; "intemperate rage"
3.temperate - not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"
mild - moderate in type or degree or effect or force; far from extreme; "a mild winter storm"; "a mild fever"; "fortunately the pain was mild"; "a mild rebuke"; "mild criticism"

temperate

adjective
1. mild, moderate, balmy, fair, cool, soft, calm, gentle, pleasant, clement, agreeable The valley keeps a temperate climate throughout the year.
mild severe, extreme, harsh, intemperate, inclement, torrid
3. abstemious, continent, sober, abstinent, moderate He lived a temperate and contented life with his wife.
abstemious intemperate, immoderate, excessive, prodigal, inordinate

temperate

adjective
1. Exercising moderation and self-restraint in appetites and behavior:
2. Not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force:
3. Kept within sensible limits:
4. Free from extremes in temperature:
Translations
مُعْتَدِل، غَيْر مُتَطَرِّف
mírný
mild
hillittykohtuullinenlauhkeamaltillinen
higgadtmérsékeltmértéktartó
tempraîur
atturīgsmērens

temperate

[ˈtempərɪt] ADJ [climate, zone] → templado; [person] → moderado; (in drinking) → abstemio
to be temperate in one's demandsser moderado en sus exigencias

temperate

[ˈtɛmpərət] adj
[climate, zone, region] → tempéré(e); [forest] → des climats tempérés
(= moderate) [person, behaviour] → modéré(e)

temperate

adj
climategemäßigt; forestmit gemäßigtem Klima; (Bot, Zool) plant, animalin gemäßigten Klimazonen beheimatet; the Temperate Zonedie gemäßigte Klimazone
person, languagegemäßigt; (in eating, demands) → maßvoll

temperate

[ˈtɛmprɪt] adj (climate, zone) → temperato/a (frm) (language, response) → moderato/a

temperate

(ˈtempərət) adjective
(of climate) neither too hot nor too cold.

tem·per·ate

a. moderado-a; sobrio-a, abstemio-a.
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