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moderate

  

      adj  
1    not extreme or excessive; within due or reasonable limits  
moderate demands     
2    not violent; mild or temperate  
3    of average quality or extent  
moderate success     
      n  
4    a person who holds moderate views, esp. in politics  
      vb  
5    to become or cause to become less extreme or violent  
6    when intr, often foll by: over   to preside over a meeting, discussion, etc.  
7      (Brit. and N.Z.)   to act as an external moderator of the overall standards and marks for (some types of educational assessment)  
8      (Physics)   to slow down (neutrons), esp. by using a moderator  
     (C14: from Latin moderatus observing moderation, from moderari to restrain)  
  moderately      adv  
  moderateness      n  
  moderatism      n  


moderate breeze  
      n   a wind of force four on the Beaufort scale  
moderate gale  
      n   a gale of force seven on the Beaufort scale, capable of swaying trees  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
abnormal fear of pain.
[Med.];[Psych.]
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
n.
de tel pain, telle soupe
n.
à pain dur, dent aiguë
exp.
n'ambitionne pas sur le pain bénit
exp.
croûte de pâté vaut bien pain
culture générale ce proverbe signifie que le meilleur peut remplacer le bon
exp.
mâche les mots plus qu'un morceau de pain
exp.
mâche les mots plus qu'un morceau de pain
exp.
il vaut mieux pain sans nappe que nappe sans pain
n.
à forte faim, il n'y a pas de pain dur
n.
à bon goût et faim n'y a pas mauvais pain
n.
farine fraîche et pain chaud font la ruine de la maison
n.
de celui dont je mange le pain, je chante aussi la chanson
n.
au chaudron des douleurs chacun porte son écuelle
n.
en guerre, en chasse et en amour, pour un plaisir, mille douleurs
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