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English definition of “tolerant”

tolerant

adjective  /ˈtɑl·ər·ənt/ us  

tolerant adjective (ABLE TO BEAR)

having the ability to bear something unpleasant or annoying, or to keep going despite difficulties: Some grasses are very tolerant of drought.

tolerant adjective (WILLING TO ACCEPT)

willing to accept behavior and beliefs that are different from your own, even if you disagree with or disapprove of them: Working with young people helps me be a little more tolerant.
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