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  • n. A doctrine of moderation (in any field)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Moderation in doctrines or opinion, especially in politics or religion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being moderate, in any sense.
  • n. Specifically [capitalized] The attitude and practice of the Moderates in the Church of Scotland. See moderate, n. .

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a political philosophy of avoiding the extremes of left and right by taking a moderate position or course of action

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