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endurance

noun [U]     /ɪnˈdjʊə.rəns/ US  /-ˈdʊr.əns/
C2 the ability to keep doing something difficult , unpleasant , or painful for a long time : Running a marathon is a test of human endurance. The pain was bad beyond endurance.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
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