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temper / carácter
temper   [ˈtempər]
A. -noun
1. (=nature)   carácter (m),   genio (m)
(=mood)   humor (m)
·to be in a temper
·estar furioso
·to be in a good/bad temper
·estar de buen/mal humor
·to keep one'noun temper
·no perder la calma,   contenerse
·to lose one'noun temper
·perder los estribos
·to have a quick temper
·tener genio
·in a fit of temper
·en un acceso de furia or ira
·to fly into a temper
·ponerse furioso,   montar en cólera
·mind your temper!
·temper, temper!
·¡contrólate or controla ese genio!
2. [of metal]   temple (m)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=moderate)
[+remarks]   suavizar,   atenuar
[+energy, enthusiasm]   atemperar
·to temper justice with mercy
·templar la justicia con la compasiónoun
2. (=soften)
[+metal]   templar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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