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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsufferancesuf‧fer‧ance /ˈsʌfərəns/ noun   on sufferance
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sufferanceSurvey ships were carried on the Navy List, but Navy personnel remained aboard on sufferance only.He was here on sufferance as coach driver and odd jobber.Criticism was allowed in certain territories at certain times, but only on sufferance.All this brings out that teachers in higher education teach partly on sufferance.He was there on sufferance and most likely on trial and he knew that.
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