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tolerance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtolerancetol‧e‧rance /ˈtɒlərəns $ ˈtɑː-/ ●●○ noun  1 [uncountable]STRICT# willingness to allow people to do, say, or believe what they want without criticizing or punishing them opp intolerancetoleratetolerance of/towards/for tolerance towards religious minorities2 [countable, uncountable]STAND/BEAR the degree to which someone can suffer pain, difficulty etc without being harmed or damagedtoleratetolerance to Many old people have a very limited tolerance to cold.
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toleranceTolerance was not a quality you associated with my parents.This flexible response to any drug, whether recreational or therapeutic, is called tolerance.Thus it can be the grounds for greater tolerance and wiser value judgments about normative political issues.Liz prided herself on her tolerance of Ivan's appalling behaviour.In addition, Los Angeles has always demonstrated a remarkably high tolerance for spiritual innovators, political cranks, and religious eccentrics.The government is beginning to show more tolerance of opposition groups.The school encourages an attitude of tolerance towards all people.racial toleranceThis document is astonishing proof of the religious tolerance, and attention to detail, shown by the kings of Persia.And, although opportunism has often got the better of his instincts, he has tended towards social tolerance.It has just published a table listing 48 countries and their tolerance of economic corruption in trade deals.tolerance of/towards/forMore and more people from urban areas are using off-road cycles out of towns so a tolerance towards them is also necessary.From at least the closing years of the eighteenth century the decline of gentry involvement and even tolerance of plebeian sports was evident.There is a great tolerance towards a multiplicity of paradigms, provided those paradigms never challenge the mainstream in any serious way.He had repeatedly demonstrated that he had a greater tolerance of G-forces than most other men.In addition, Los Angeles has always demonstrated a remarkably high tolerance for spiritual innovators, political cranks, and religious eccentrics.My biggest weakness was my lack of sympathy or tolerance for incompetence.This is a gross abuse of public tolerance for the private misbehavior of famous athletes.
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