how to pronounce temperance


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the above transcription of temperance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

temperance is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of temperance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… women's christian temperance uh union …”

meaning of temperance

Temperance is the quality of being moderate or restrained in indulgence in all things, especially in the indulgence of the appetites or passions.

temperance frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word temperance occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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