moderate

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not excessive)
a. moderado (heat, speed)
Mediterranean countries are known for their moderate climate.Los países mediterráneos se conocen por su clima moderado.
b. módico (price, expense)
The restaurant on the corner has fresh food for moderate prices.El restaurante de la esquina tiene comida fresca a precios módicos.
c. regular (ability, achievement)
The film was a moderate success but didn't break any records.La película fue un éxito regular pero no rompió ningún récord.
2. (not radical)
a. moderado
I'm going to vote for him because I don't like extremes, and he appears to be a very moderate politician.Le voy a votar porque no me gustan los extremos, y él parece un político muy moderado.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (politics)
a. el moderado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la moderada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My political leanings aren't really right or left. I'm a moderate.Mis inclinaciones políticas no son ni a la derecha ni a la izquierda. Soy moderado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to oversee a meeting)
a. moderar
The people who moderated the debate asked us unfair questions.Las personas que moderaban el debate nos hicieron preguntas injustas.
5. (to make less extreme)
a. moderar
The commentator moderated his previously harsh criticism.El comentarista moderó su crítica anterior, que había sido dura.
6. (to reduce)
a. moderar
After three days of negotiations, we chose to moderate our demands.Después de tres días de negociaciones, decidimos moderar nuestra exigencias.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (to arbitrate)
a. hacer de moderador
I've been asked to moderate as a neutral party at the meeting.Me han pedido que haga de moderador como parte neutra en la reunión.
b. moderar
My job is not to participate in the debate but to moderate.Mi trabajo no es participar en el debate sino moderar.
8. (to become less extreme)
a. calmarse
The wind began to moderate, and the snow abated.El viento empezó a calmarse, y la nieve amainó.
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moderate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (politics)
a. el moderado(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la moderado(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. moderado(a)
to be a moderate drinkerbeber or
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (one's demands, zeal)
a. moderar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (formal)
a. moderar, hacer de moderador (at meeting)
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moderate
[ˈmɒdərɪt]
adjective
1 (not excessive) [+amount, speed, wind, heat, success] moderado; [+price] módico; [+ability] regular; mediano; [+improvement, achievement] regular
moderate exercise during pregnancy is healthy
bake the fish in a moderate oven hacer el pescado al horno a una temperatura moderada; she is a moderate drinker bebe con moderación
2 (Pol) (not extreme) [+leader, views, policies] moderado;
[ˈmɒdərɪt]
noun
(Pol) moderadoamoderada (m) (f);a moderada
[ˈmɒdəreɪt]
transitive verb
1 (adjust) [+speed, behaviour, language, temperature] moderar; [+anger] aplacar
2 (reduce) [+one's demands] moderar
Chancellor Kohl asks labor unions to moderate their pay demands they can force landlords to moderate their demands for rent increases
3 (act as moderator for) [+discussion, debate] moderar
[ˈmɒdəreɪt]
intransitive verb
1 [+weather] moderarse; [+anger] aplacarse; [+wind, storm] amainar; calmarse
the bad weather had moderated
2 (arbitrate) moderar; hacer de moderador
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