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tolerance

tol·er·ance

tolerance

 
pronunciation:
ta l rns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: willingness to accept people whose race, religion, opinions, or habits are different from one's own.
Many people came to America seeking tolerance of their religion.
synonyms:
open-mindedness
similar words:
acceptance, consideration, sympathy, understanding
definition 2: the ability to put up with or endure.
He has a great tolerance for the cold.
synonyms:
endurance
similar words:
patience, resignation
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