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uk   /ɪnˈtɒl.ər.əns/  us   /-ˈtɑː.lɚ-/
C2 [U] the ​fact of ​refusing to ​acceptideas, ​beliefs, or ​behaviour that are different from ​your own: racial/​religious intolerance One side-effect of the ​drug is intolerance of (= being ​unable to ​bear)brightlight. [C or U] If you have a ​food intolerance, you cannot ​digest a ​particularfood in a ​normal way and may ​feelill if you ​eat it: (a) food intolerance a ​wheat/​lactose intolerance Amy has an intolerance todairyproducts.
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