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moderatemod‧e‧rate3 /ˈmɒdərət $ ˈmɑː-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PPGSENSIBLEsomeone whose opinions or beliefs, especially about politics, are not extreme and are considered reasonable by most people opp extremist, hardliner 🔊 He’s coming under pressure from moderates in the party.
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moderateRick Lazio, 42, a moderate from Long Island who is largely unknown statewide but carries little obvious baggage.Cochrane considers himself a moderate on growth and open space issues.A moderate was chosen as the new leader of the right-of-center party.Labour moderates propose a 56% rate rise, with £5.6m of cuts.Many moderates are defending small majorities.The bill now before Congress contains new language intended to attract the votes of moderates.The government's new reforms have been generally well received by the moderates.The moderates believe aid and trade are essential and are willing to compromise to end the country's isolation.Among those voters who call themselves moderates, Clinton runs ahead also by nearly a 2-to-1 margin.