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adjective     tolerant pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    willing to accept someone else’s beliefs, way of life, etc. without criticizing them, even if you disagree with them

    a tolerant society

    tolerant of:

    Perhaps you need to be more tolerant of your neighbors.

  2. 2
    biology if plants or animals are tolerant of particular conditions, they are able to exist in those conditions
    tolerant of:

    plants that are tolerant of dry sandy soil

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