moderar

v.
1 to moderate.
modere el consumo de alcohol you should try to avoid drinking excessive amounts of alcohol
modere su velocidad reduce speed (en cartel)
2 to chair (debate).
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moderar
verbo transitivo
1 (gen) to moderate; (velocidad) to reduce
verbo pronominal moderarse
1 to control oneself
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FRASEOLOGÍA
moderarse en las palabras to measure one's words, mind what one says
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verb
to moderate
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1. VT
1) (=controlar)
a) [+ impulsos, emociones] to restrain, control; [+ violencia, deseo] to curb, control; [+ ambición, opiniones, actitud] to moderate

lo convencieron para que moderara su postura — they persuaded him to moderate his position

he tenido que moderar mis aspiraciones — I've had to lower my sights

b) [+ palabras, lenguaje, tono] to tone down, mind

ambos líderes han ido moderando su lenguaje — both leaders have gradually toned down their language

por favor, caballero, modere sus palabras — please, sir, mind your language

moderen su lenguaje en este tribunal — I will not have such language in court

2) (=reducir) [+ gastos, consumo] to cut, reduce; [+ velocidad] to reduce; [+ tensión] to ease

medidas para moderar la inflación — measures to curb o cut o reduce inflation

modere su velocidad — reduce your speed, slow down

marcha 3)
3) [+ debate, coloquio] to chair, moderate

la mesa redonda fue moderada por Jesús Sánchez — the round table was chaired by Jesús Sánchez

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <impulsos/aspiraciones> to curb, moderate
b) <vocabulario/palabras>

por favor modera tu vocabulario — please mind your language

trata de moderar tus palabras — try to tone down your language

modera el tonito — don't use that tone of voice with me

c) <gasto/consumo> to curb; <velocidad> to reduce
2) <debate/coloquio> to moderate, chair
2.
moderarse v pron

modérate, estás comiendo mucho — restrain yourself o (colloq) go easy, you're eating too much

modérate, no hables así — control yourself, don't talk like that

moderarse en los gastos — to cut down on spending

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= temper, tone down, moderate, lower.
Ex. This advantage must be tempered by the fact that the standard centrally produced record may not always be consistent with local requirements.
Ex. We found an increasing trend toward a more structured approach in data gathering procedures, while loose data collection was toned down significantly.
Ex. The effect of using the system is moderated by 2 variable, the level of experience of the person completing the task, and the status of the client.
Ex. When a forme was in place on the press stone, paper was lowered on to it by means of a tympan and frisket.
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* moderar la velocidad = slow down.
* moderar + Posesivo + aspiraciones = lower + Posesivo + sights.
* moderar + Posesivo + pretensiones = lower + Posesivo + sights.
* moderarse = hold back on.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <impulsos/aspiraciones> to curb, moderate
b) <vocabulario/palabras>

por favor modera tu vocabulario — please mind your language

trata de moderar tus palabras — try to tone down your language

modera el tonito — don't use that tone of voice with me

c) <gasto/consumo> to curb; <velocidad> to reduce
2) <debate/coloquio> to moderate, chair
2.
moderarse v pron

modérate, estás comiendo mucho — restrain yourself o (colloq) go easy, you're eating too much

modérate, no hables así — control yourself, don't talk like that

moderarse en los gastos — to cut down on spending

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= temper, tone down, moderate, lower.

Ex: This advantage must be tempered by the fact that the standard centrally produced record may not always be consistent with local requirements.

Ex: We found an increasing trend toward a more structured approach in data gathering procedures, while loose data collection was toned down significantly.
Ex: The effect of using the system is moderated by 2 variable, the level of experience of the person completing the task, and the status of the client.
Ex: When a forme was in place on the press stone, paper was lowered on to it by means of a tympan and frisket.
* moderar la velocidad = slow down.
* moderar + Posesivo + aspiraciones = lower + Posesivo + sights.
* moderar + Posesivo + pretensiones = lower + Posesivo + sights.
* moderarse = hold back on.

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moderar [A1 ]
vt
A
1 ‹impulsos/aspiraciones› to curb, moderate
2 ‹palabras/vocabulario›
por favor modera tu vocabulario please mind your language
modera el tonito don't use that tone of voice with me
3 ‹gasto/consumo› to curb; ‹velocidad› to reduce
moderaron la velocidad they slowed down, they reduced their speed
tenemos que moderar el consumo de energía we have to curb o reduce energy consumption
B ‹debate/coloquio› to moderate, chair
moderarse
v pron
modérate, estás comiendo demasiado restrain yourself o (colloq) go easy, you're eating too much
modérate, no hables así calm down o control yourself, don't talk like that
este mes tendremos que moderarnos en los gastos this month we'll have to cut down on our spending
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moderar (conjugate moderar) verbo transitivo
1
a)impulsos/aspiracionesto curb, moderate;

por favor modera tu vocabulario please mind your language

b)gasto/consumoto curb;

velocidadto reduce
2debate/coloquioto moderate, chair
moderarse verbo pronominal:
modérate, estás comiendo mucho restrain yourself o (colloq) go easy, you're eating too much;

moderarse en los gastos to cut down on spending
moderar verbo transitivo
1 to moderate: tienes que moderar esos hábitos, you have to kick your bad habits
2 (velocidad) to reduce: al llegar a la curva, modere la velocidad, slow down at the curve
3 (una discusión) to chair: tengo que moderar un debate en el Ateneo, I have to chair a debate at the Ateneo

'moderar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
templar
- atenuar
English:
chair
- moderate
- modify
- hold
- tone
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moderar
vt
1. [templar, atenuar] to moderate;
le pidieron que moderara su estilo agresivo he was asked to tone down his aggressive style;
modere el consumo de alcohol you should try to avoid drinking excessive amounts of alcohol
2. [velocidad] to reduce;
modere su velocidad [en cartel] reduce speed
3. [debate] to chair, to facilitate
4. [contener] to contain, to restrain;
moderar las pasiones to contain one's passions
See also the pronominal verb moderarse
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moderar
v/t
1 exigencias moderate; impulsos control, restrain
2 velocidad, gastos reduce
3 debate chair
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moderar vt
1) temperar: to temper, to moderate
2) : to curb, to reduce
moderar gastos: to curb spending
3) presidir: to chair (a meeting)
See also the reflexive verb moderarse

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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