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tem·per·ate

temperate

 
 
pronunciation:
tem p riht [or] tem priht
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having neither extremely hot nor extremely cold temperatures and mild weather.
The United States is in a temperate zone.
synonyms:
mild
similar words:
calm, clear, fair, gentle, sunny
derivations: temperately (adv.), temperateness (n.)
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