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tolerate

verb [T]  us   /ˈtɑl·əˌreɪt/

tolerate verb [T] (BEAR)

to bear something unpleasant or annoying, or to keep going despite difficulties: Athletes often have to tolerate a lot of pain.

tolerate verb [T] (ACCEPT)

to accept behavior and beliefs that are different from your own, although you may not agree with or approve of them: They don’t have the best service, but I tolerate it because I love their food.
Translations of “tolerate”
in Arabic يَتسامَح…
in Korean 참다, 용인하다…
in Malaysian tahan dgn…
in French tolérer…
in Turkish katlanmak, hoşgörmek, tolere etmek…
in Italian tollerare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受, 寬容, 忍受…
in Russian терпеть, выносить, выдерживать…
in Polish tolerować, znosić…
in Vietnamese tha thứ…
in Spanish tolerar…
in Portuguese tolerar…
in Thai อดทนต่อความยากลำบาก…
in German erträglich…
in Catalan tolerar…
in Japanese ~を容認する, 我慢する…
in Indonesian menahankan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受, 宽容, 忍受…
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