how to pronounce temperate


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temperate is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… rice in the temperate zones but sorghum …”

meanings of temperate


  1. Proceeding from temperance.
  2. Moderate in the indulgence of the natural appetites or passions.
  3. Living in an environment that is temperate, not extreme.
  4. Moderate; not excessive.


  1. To render temperate; to moderate.

temperate frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word temperate occurs in english on average 1.1 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.

topics temperate can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that temperate can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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