What Does Temperate Mean?

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The term temperate is an adjective and it is used to describe something that is of, denotes or relates to a region or climate that is characterised by mild temperatures. The term also means showing moderation or self-restraint.
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tem·per·ate
[tem-per-it, tem-prit]
ADJECTIVE
1.
moderate or self-restrained; not extreme in opinion, statement, etc.: a temperate response to an insulting challenge.
2.
moderate as regards indulgence of appetite or passion, especially in the use of alcoholic liquors.
3.
not excessive in degree, as things, qualities, etc.
4.
moderate in respect to temperature; not subject to prolonged extremes of hot or cold weather.
5.
Microbiology (of a virus) existing in infected host cells but rarely causing lysis.
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Temperate means a climate that does not have extreme temperatures and has mild weather. This is the area between the tropics and the polar circles.
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