Definition of moderate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

BrE BrE//ˈmɒdərət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːdərət//
a person who has opinions, especially about politics, that are not extreme More Like This Pronunciation changes by part of speech abuse, alternate, advocate, approximate, contract, converse, convict, decrease, delegate, discount, duplicate, estimate, export, extract, graduate, import, intimate, moderate, object, permit, present, protest, record, refund, refuse, subject, suspect, survey, torment, upgradeSee worksheet.
Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin moderat- ‘reduced, controlled’, from the verb moderare; related to modest.
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