Definition of temperate adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    temperate

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtɛmprət//
     
    , NAmE//ˈtɛmpərət//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually before noun] (technology) (of a climate or region) having a mild temperature without extremes of heat or cold
  2. 2(formal) behaving in a calm and controlled way opposite intemperate
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