how to pronounce temperate


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The above transcription of temperate 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.

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.

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