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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of temperare; TEMPER2

temperate

adjective
     
tem‧pe‧rate
1

temperate climate/zone/region etc

SGHEM a type of weather or a part of the world that is never very hot or very cold
2 formal behaviour that is temperate is calm and sensible [≠ intemperate]

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