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forbearance

noun [U] uk   /fɔːˈbeə.rəns/ us    /fɔːr-/ formal
the quality of being patient and being able to forgive someone or control yourself in a difficult situation: [+ (that)] He thanked his employees for the forbearance (that) they had shown during the company's difficult times.
Translations of “forbearance”
in Spanish paciencia…
in French patience…
in German die Nachsicht…
in Chinese (Traditional) 耐心, 寬容, 克制…
in Chinese (Simplified) 耐心, 宽容, 克制…
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