[ UK /tˈɒləɹəns/ ]
[ US /ˈtɑɫɝəns/ ]
  1. willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
  2. the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
  3. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  4. the act of tolerating something
  5. a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
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How To Use tolerance In A Sentence

  • This tolerance has practical application in bioremediation and in efforts to colonize polluted sites.
  • In these two cases, the UK is exactly equidistant from the tolerance of France and the censoriousness of the US.
  • It is due to the high overhead and the unhandiness of the previous fault-tolerance systems.
  • This vanishing reflects both the culture's increasing intolerance of sentimentalism and mainstream comics' marginalizing of women readers.
  • It is well known that diabetics and people with glucose intolerance have impaired calcium metabolism. The Family Nutrition Workbook
  • This makes the task of introducing tolerance to parasites or disease via genetic modification exceedingly difficult, if not impossible. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World
  • In whatever way you choose to commemorate the horrendous acts of early September four years ago, let us once again renew our gratitude for the freedoms we enjoy and reaffirm our commitment to tolerance, peace and liberty throughout the world. 09/01/2005
  • Would-be apprentices are questioned about their attitude towards foreigners, and they take part in a week-long workshop on tolerance and diversity.
  • The helicopter has a high level of crashworthiness, including impact tolerance and redundancy in vital systems and components.
  • This would be the blueprint for all schooling: I'd promote anti-racism and religious tolerance so pupils knew what it was.
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