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noun tolerance pronunciation in American English /ˈtɑlərəns/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the attitude of someone who is willing to accept someone elses beliefs, way of life, etc. without criticizing them even if they disagree with them
    tolerance of/toward: We need to show greater tolerance toward each other.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the ability to experience something unpleasant or painful without being harmed
    tolerance for/of: Children have a very low tolerance for hot weather.
 

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