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