how to pronounce temperate

/ˈtɛmpɹət/

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temperate is pronounced in two syllables

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tɛmpɹət

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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

adjective:

  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.

verb:

  1. To render temperate; to moderate.

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