Definition of moderately adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmɒdərətli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːdərətli//
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  1. 1to an average extent; fairly but not very synonym reasonably a moderately successful career She only did moderately well in the exam. Cook in a moderately hot oven.
  2. 2within reasonable limits He only drinks (alcohol) moderately.
  3. Extra examples He only drinks moderately. She speaks six languages moderately well. The cream is used to treat mild to moderately severe acne. The patient’s immune system is still moderately good. The plan was only moderately successful.
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