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



    BrE BrE//ˈmɒdəreɪtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːdəreɪtər//
    Exams and assessment
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  1. 1a person whose job is to help the two sides in a disagreement to reach an agreement see also mediator
  2. 2(especially North American English) a person whose job is to make sure that a discussion or a debate is fair See related entries: Exams and assessment
  3. 3(British English) a person whose job is to make sure that an exam is marked fairly
  4. 4 (computing) a person who is responsible for preventing offensive material from being published on a website moderators of online discussion groups A moderator had removed the message. The moderator will then post the article.
  5. 5Moderator a religious leader in the Presbyterian Church who is in charge of the Church council
  6. Word Originlate Middle English: Latin.
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