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English definition of “the patience of Job”

the patience of Job

the ability to remain patient and to do what you think you should do despite having many problems Patient and uncomplaining
(Definition of the patience of Job from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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