how to pronounce moderation


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moderation is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of moderation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… showed great moderation especially in …”

meanings of moderation


  1. The state or quality of being moderate; avoidance of extremes.
  2. The process of moderating a discussion.
  3. An instance of moderating: bringing something away from extremes, especially in a beneficial way.

moderation frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word moderation occurs in english on average 2.7 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 moderation 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 moderation can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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