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moderation society(mŏd-ĕr-ā′shūn) [L. moderatio]
A support group made up of addicts in which members of the group assist one another in using addictive substances in small, defined quantities. In such groups moderate substance use, rather than abstinence from use, is a socially acceptable norm.
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