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English definition of “tolerant”

tolerant

adjective (ABLE TO DEAL WITH)    /ˈtɒl.ər.ənt/ US  /ˈtɑː.lɚ-/
able to deal with something unpleasant or annoying , or to continue existing despite bad or difficult conditions : I think men are less tolerant of stress than women. Compared to other plants , rye is more tolerant of drought .Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of tolerant adjective (ABLE TO DEAL WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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