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English definition of “tolerate”

tolerate

verb [T] (DEAL WITH)    /ˈtɒl.ər.eɪt/ US  /ˈtɑː.lə.reɪt/
C2 to deal with something unpleasant or annoying, or to continue existing despite bad or difficult conditions: These ants can tolerate temperatures that would kill other species.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
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