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English definition of “patience”

patience

noun [U]    /ˈpeɪ·ʃəns/
the ability to accept delay, suffering, or annoyance without complaining or becoming angry: He’s a man of great patience. Her constant complaining was beginning to test/try my patience. patient    /ˈpeɪ·ʃənt/ adjective Just be patient – dinner’s almost ready. patiently    /ˈpeɪ·ʃənt·li/ adverb He waited patiently for his name to be called.
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