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moderation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmoderationmod‧e‧ra‧tion /ˌmɒdəˈreɪʃən $ ˌmɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  1 in moderation2 formalTOO/TOO MUCH control of your behaviour, so that you keep your actions, feelings, habits etc within reasonable limitsmoderation in Moderation in diet is the way to good health. He encouraged moderation and toleration on religious issues.3 formalREDUCE reduction in force, degree, speed etc
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moderationBut if moderation works, who knows to what heights of political harmony it might lead?Educating young people to drink responsibly and in moderation is best achieved by parents setting a good example.He often said that religious fasts were bad for the health, and ate in moderation at all times.And eggs, in moderation, are being rediscovered for their protein and vitamin content.In such matters, moderation was only another name for sin.Not only is she walking the road of moderation in her diet, but in her fitness regimen as well.But remember: moderation is the key.moderation inProspects for a moderation in labor costs are not favorable.Matsuyama's secret to a long life is moderation in eating.
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