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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishintolerancein‧tol‧e‧rance /ɪnˈtɒlərəns $ -ˈtɑː-/ ●○○ noun  1 [uncountable] unwillingness to accept ways of thinking and behaving that are different from your own opp toleranceracial/religious intolerancesee thesaurus at prejudice2 [countable, uncountable] an inability to take particular medicines or eat particular foods without suffering bad effectsallergicintolerance of an intolerance of alcoholfood/glucose/lactose intolerance
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intoleranceMany of our friends' lives have been shattered by intolerance, persecution and torture.Religious intolerance has always been a major cause of war.racial/religious intoleranceOther factors contributing to a negative view of Britain were the royal family, violence in Northern Ireland and racial intolerance.Three of these are of major significance: scientism, relativism and religious intolerance.It could have defended the frontiers, repressed religious intolerance and done something to accelerate economic and intellectual progress.No aristocrats these, but peasants threatened by the religious intolerance of the revolutionary authorities in Paris.Even more important, the pace of disengagement among whites has been uncorrelated with racial intolerance or support for segregation.The destruction of temples now appears as in accordance with Xerxes' religious intolerance, which may indeed have helped to cause the revolt.food/glucose/lactose intoleranceAt present, there is no good explanation for the link between candidiasis, food intolerance and chemical sensitivity.Prospective studies have also been performed in subjects with impaired glucose intolerance.More undigested food molecules pass through the gut wall than in healthy individuals, making food intolerance much more likely.Some of those who are dismissive of food intolerance, see hyperventilation as a widespread cause of vague, multiple symptoms.Signs of food intolerance to look out for include skin rashes and loose watery stools.Menopause symptoms are similar to those of food intolerance and may in fact be triggered off by hormone changes.Many say, for example, that lactose intolerance is mostly in the minds of consumers.
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