Meaning of moderation

mod•er•a•tion

Pronunciation: (mod"u-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality of being moderate; restraint; avoidance of extremes or excesses; temperance.
  2. the act of moderating.
  3. the first public examinations at Oxford University for the B.A. degree in mathematics or in classics.
  4. without excess; moderately; temperately: to drink in moderation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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