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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
temperance /'tempərəns/
  • danh từ
    • sự chừng mực, sự vừa phải; tính điều độ
    • sự giữ gìn, sự thận trọng, sự đắn đo (trong lời nói...)
    • sự ăn uống điều độ; sự không dùng rượu mạnh
      • temperance hotel: khách sạn không bán rượu mạnh
      • temperance movement: phong trào vận động hạn chế rượu mạnh
Concise Dictionary
+the trait of avoiding excesses
+abstaining from excess
+the act of tempering

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 (self-)restraint, moderation, (self-)control, forbearance, (self-)discipline, continence:
Temperance is one of the four cardinal virtues, alongside justice, prudence, and fortitude.
2 abstemiousness, teetotalism, abstinence, sobriety, Rechabitism; prohibition:
We have always preached temperance to our children.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun [U]
1 (old-fashioned) the practice of not drinking alcohol because of your moral or religious beliefs: The temperance movement was at its peak at the end of the 19th century.
2 (formal) the practice of controlling your behaviour, the amount you eat, etc., so that it is always reasonable

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