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noun British English pronunciation: tolerance /ˈtɒlərəns/ 
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singulartolerance
pluraltolerances
 

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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the attitude of someone who is willing to accept someone else's beliefs, way of life etc without criticizing them even if they disagree with them
    tolerance of/towards:

    We need to show greater tolerance of each other.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the ability to experience something unpleasant or painful without being harmed
    tolerance to/of:

    Children have a very low tolerance to hot weather.

 

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